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Why You Should Eat and Cook in Banana Leaves

Banana leaves are widely used for cooking and serving food in Asia, Africa and South America. Before the joys of modern refrigeration were discovered, people in tropical countries used to cook and wrap food in banana leaves to prevent them from spoiling. There is a reason for steaming, boiling, frying, baking or grilling foods in banana leaves as well.  The leaf wrap protects food from getting burnt on an open flame. Wraps also hold the heat inside and cook food in their juices. These fresh, green leaves lend an aromatic and sweetish flavour to the final dish. (more…)

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Must Try Food in Rajasathan

The land of warriors, Rajasthan is a prominent travel destination in India. This desert land is a living testimony to a rich past with stunning landscape, grand palaces and forts, unique cities, vibrant culture, artistic wizardry and delectable food.
Traditional cuisine is indeed a reflection of geography, local culture and historical influences. The gastronomic tales of this arid land are no different. From the meat loving Rajputs to traditionally vegetarian Marwaris, each group has left its indelible mark. 
Vegetarian and meat lovers will find unique dishes that lend a distinct texture and flavour to local foods.
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A Complete Guide to Local Food in Mysore

Travellers in South India, especially those exploring sights slightly off the Western coast, rarely miss out on Mysore. The magnificent Mysore Palace, a landmark of the city, as well as numerous bird sanctuaries and nature reserves are not the only reasons which bring international and Indian travellers to this city. Mysore is one of the main Indian cities to attract yoga students from all over the world who spend a few weeks, months and sometimes even years learning this ancient science from the source. (more…)

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