Sugar and Spice
You always hear about how the food is spicy in India, but what no one ever mentions is how sweet it is, too. I know, seems like a contradiction, but if a dish isn’t spicy, then it’s sweet. Coffee and tea are both served with enough spoonfuls of sugar to please Mary Poppins. My favourite dessert, Gulab Jamun, is fried balls of dough in sugar syrup. Even today, a member of my project team ordered a pizza; it was basically a salad on top of pizza dough that was coated in brown sugar. Conclusion: This is the land of sugar as much as it’s the land of spice.