While Sri Lanka’s reputation as a tropical paradise attracts plenty of surfers and beachgoers alike, travelers – especially the particularly culinary-conscious – would be remiss not to indulge in the island’s diverse and delicious cuisine. Drawing from its multi-ethnic makeup, rich history, and abundance of fresh, flavorful ingredients, Sri Lanka’s food is as colourful and fascinating as the island itself. Read on to see SISL’s top 10 reasons why Sri Lanka is every foodie’s dream!
I’ve always loved the taste of a sweet and spicy beetroot curry; in my opinion a hugely underated ingredient for Sri Lankan rice & curry and definitely in my top 5. Complimenting almost any combination of dishes; from chicken, fish to other vegetables an dhal, it adds dynamic flavour and texture.
Article originally posted by Barbara of Jet-Settera, one of my fellow travel bloggers during a tour with the Sri Lankan Tourism Board.