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Traditional Food: Why Are Traditional Foods Important?

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Why are traditional foods important?
Due to the fast food culture people have forgotten/don’t know what the traditional food in their country is. Cooking at home has reduced and people prefer going out to eat or order in.
For me, traditional food brings out a sense of comfort and belonging. It brings family and friends together and helps us reconnect with one another. The recipes that have been passed on by my families offer a chance to say thank you for the contribution that someone has made. It helps in creating lasting memories for our families and families.
India is a country of rich culture where people of more than one religious culture lives together.

When I hear the word mango, it takes me back to my childhood. It was the waiting for
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Its smell is its most distinguishing feature, the colour of the pulp resembling saffron, the spice it is named after. The skin is greener than most other mangoes. Kesar mangoes are used primarily to make aamras in Gujarat.

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These mangoes are the easiest to identify, due to the shape with the tip looking like a parrot’s beak. The flesh is not sweet like the other mango varieties but is great for salads or with a tempering of salt and chillies because of its tangy taste and chewy texture.’

The above mentioned mangoes are a few mangoes that can be used raw in salads, chopped into desserts, pureed into beverages like smoothies and mango lassi and even pickled into the quintessential aam ka achaar or shredded mango murabba. Mango mousse, mango cheesecake, mango flan are all Western innovations which became possible when India started exporting mango pulp to America in tins. Chefs combine mango with grilled salmon and braised chicken as well.
‘With its perfect combination of sweet and sour, mango complements the rich taste of creamy cheeses, balances the heat of smoky dishes, and intensifies the flavours of other tropical fruits. This versatile fruit pairs well with apple, berries, caramel, citrus, coconut, melon, vanilla, and
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