The island nation of Maldives consists of more ocean than land. With their highly limited supply of food and the lifestyle that is entwined with fishing, Maldivian cuisine is filled with fresh seafood and the many different forms of coconut.
Dining and Food History
Maldivians always had access to plenty of fish and coconut along with some vegetables. However, they did not have much of a variety.
MashuniMashuni is the most common breakfast food in Maldives. It is made with coconut, smoked tuna, onions, capsicums and lemon juice. Aside from local households, the dish can also be ordered at resorts such as the COMO Cocoa Island, The Maldives. Ensure to book your stay in a Maldives luxury resort that allow guests a fine chance to enjoy some of the most popular Maldivian dishes prepared by world class chefs.
If you are required to dine with locals, be sure to greet and acknowledge everyone present and refrain from touching any female company unless she initiates.
The island dwellers started employing various spices from countries such as India and Sri Lanka into their dishes. As the islands became more and more popular as tourist destinations, the cuisine also started getting more and more influenced by various other parts of the world.
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