There’s nothing which triggers your taste buds, but chocolates. Chocolate is universally accepted as an icon of happiness. It has been an inevitable presence in all the happy occasions in the whole country. Now we talk about the cocoa which is used to make chocolates .Theobroma cacao also called cacao tree , is a small (4–8 m (13–26 ft) tall) evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, native to the deep tropical region of America. Its seeds are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate.So all chocolate lovers,in a way, have to be cocoa lovers too.
It demands the love of the olfactory senses; jackfruit is the ‘unofficial weakness’ of Keralites. The jackfruit whose scientific nomenclature is Artocarpus heterophyllus) is a species of tree in the Artocarpus genus of the mulberry family (Moraceae). It is native to parts of South and Southeast Asia, and is believed to have originated in the south-western rain forests of India, in present-day Kerala, coastal Karnataka and Maharashtra. There are a wide variety of food items made of jackfruit and even people love to have the ripen fruit in its season. Anyone who tastes it once will join the jackfruit fans club,thats for sure!Enjoy the beauty of resorts in Munnar
Mango is so blended with the life and thoughts of Keralites. The mango trees flower in the month of April-May when the tots celebrates their much awaited summer vacation. Thus for grownups it turns out to be a thing which makes them feel nostalgia.The mango is a fleshy stone fruit belonging to the genus Mangifera, consisting of numerous tropical fruiting trees in the flowering plantfamily Anacardiaceae. The mango is native to the South Asia from where it was distributed worldwide to become one of the most cultivated fruits in the tropics. In brains and hearts, “its the national, official weakness of India.
Mosambi is the star in any comfort stations and juice shops. There is hardly any thing that consoles people from the summer sun.Citrus limetta is a species of citrus.it is commonly called as Moosambi (Kannada), sathukudi (in Tamil), mousambi, mosambi, or musambi.). The Tamil name derived from the name of a village "sattukkudi' (where this fruit was cultivated first in Tamil Nadu, it is a small tree which may reach 8 m in height. The sweet lemon has irregular branches, and relatively smooth, brownish-grey bark
Turning back to history, we read that the West first came to find market but then they were allured by the spices of India, especially Kerala where they set their foot for the first time. To be precise, it was pepper that stole the heart of the white on their visit to the land.Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. The fruit, known as a peppercorn when dried, is approximately 5 millimetres (0.20 in) in diameter, dark red when fully mature, and, like all drupes, contains a single seed. Dried ground pepper has been used since antiquity for both its flavour and as a medicine. Black pepper is the world's most traded spice. It is one of the most common spices added to European cuisine and its descendants.
This is “the taste” which the Keralite taste buds are really really familiar with and is probably the first taste that gets in one’s tongue. Tea is the synonym of hospitality in Kerala and its what the hosts offer and the guests prefer mostly. Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. It has a cooling, slightly bitter, astringent flavour that many people enjoy. Tea has been promoted for having a variety of positive health benefits, though generally these benefits have not been adequately demonstrated in humans. The phrase "herbal tea" usually refers to infusions of fruit or herbs made without the tea plant, such as rosehip tea, chamomile tea or rooibos tea. Alternative phrases for this aretisane or herbal infusion, both bearing an implied contrast with "tea" as it is construed here. Tea too has many forms as green tea,black tea and Sulaimani is one very popular form of tea which has tons of fans mainly in Northern Kerala.