Sterling Wayanad – Part 3 – Food and Drink

A 3 part series on my holiday at Sterling Wayanad, covering The Overview, The Activities and The Cuisine.

Part 3 – Food and Drink

I usually travel solo on most of my trips and hence am in control of the quantities of food and drink that I am served.

But on this trip to Sterling Wayanad since I was a part of a larger group, I had to deal with menus that were curated in advance and in an attempt to showcase the traditional delicacies of the region, the head chef Satish and his team had pulled out all the stops.

What  followed was a deluge of Malabar style dishes that had us  in a food induced, permanently comatose state. It was just one meal after the other in quick succession and each one so carefully and accurately crafted, that it left me awestruck at the effort that had gone into making sure that every detail was just perfect.

Needless to say that despite all the moaning and groaning, I made sure to sample every single morsel and stuffed myself silly with all the goodies.

And no, the undulating terrain did not knock off a proportionate number of calories but yes I needed something to hush my conscience, so I convinced myself that it did 😀

 

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Sterling Wayanad – Part 2 – Activities

A 3 part series on my holiday at Sterling Wayanad, covering The Overview, The Activities and The Cuisine.

Part 2 – Things to do

This part speaks of how you can entertain yourself with the various options that Sterling has provided on the premises and also of the surrounding sight seeing possibilities that they have carefully curated, some of them actually unique to their brand, for example the exclusive visit to the nearby tribal village.

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Sterling Wayanad – Part 1 – An Overview

A 3 part series on my holiday at Sterling Wayanad, covering The Overview, The Activities and The Cuisine.

Part 1 – An Overview

The word Sterling is defined as Splendid, Superlative, Stellar and other laudatory adjectives. Sterling Holidays, one of India’s leading experiential holiday brands, seeks to remain true to its name and pull out all the stops to make the holiday experience a memorable one for their guests. In a bid to stay on the cutting edge of hospitality, they are constantly redefining themselves and providing extraordinary experiences so that the traveller can ‘Holiday Differently’.

This is the story of my visit to Sterling Wayanad. Live the experience with me as I narrate a tale of luxury, comfort, delectable cuisine, exciting activities, fascinating jungle visits, exclusive tribal interactions, sheer beauty and much more, all under the protective umbrella of responsible tourism that Sterling strives to maintain.

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The Konkan – Seafood restaurant

Everybody wants to go to heaven but no one wants to die – goes the well known saying. Well the folks at The Konkan, take you on a tour of heaven (ie if you believe in an alternate undersea location for paradise) and serve you brilliant sea food to die for (ironic huh ? 😀 )

If I have got you sufficiently excited, read on to know more about them as I seat you at my table and narrate my experiences at the lunch which I was invited to by the owners.

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Kuching – Part 3 – Cuisine

This is a 5 part series that showcases my experiences at the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) and also what I did in the city of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Part 1 – RWMF overview, Part 2 – RWMF – My festival experiences

Part 1 – Kuching Tourism, Part 2 – Kuching – My Tours

Part 3 – Kuching cuisine

Kuching Part 3 – Sarawak Cuisine

As always, food and drink, the two extremely important entities in  my life, deserve a post of their own 😀 And the cuisine of Sarawak would merit an entire book, I would say !!!

Sarawak is a melting pot of cultures right from Malay to Chinese to Indian and then the several tribes and sub tribes including those in the Highlands where unique and exotic jungle foods are used in their cooking. Their cuisine naturally, is an amalgam of all these communities and hence the choices are very exciting, especially to someone like me who has no food restrictions.

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