Indian food can never be devoid of the varied spices that go in to creating the delectable magic.Undeniably, spices are central to cooking; they make a dish come alive and shine on the palate. To celebrate the variety of spices and its significance in Indian cooking, The Spices Board of India has proposed to set up the country's first spice museum in Kerala.
According to reports, the museum will be located at Willingdon Island, Kochi with the aim to educate people about the history and growth of Indian spices. The Cochin Port Trust has already allotted the land to set up the museum.
The museum will also showcase over 30 raw spices and culinary herbs and show how they are cultivated, processed, stored and quality assessed. There will be paintings, pictures, brochures and books. Visitors will be able to buy authentic Indian spices.
A Jayathilak, chairman, Spices Board, will lay the foundation stone of the museum Today.
"The museum will be an information centre on quality spices to attract sailors and overseas tourists," he said.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
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