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Food Customs of India

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Food Customs of India
By: Richa Laroia
Course code: HFN20
Teacher: Mrs. Coletti

With nearly 1 billion citizens, India is the second most populated nation in the world.   There are twenty-four languages that are spoken by a million people or more, and countless other dialects. India has seven major religions and many minor ones, six main ethnic groups, and countless holidays. India is located in South Asia and it is a country named officially the Republic of India. It borders the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east. It is the seventh-largest country by area and the second-most populous country.

Mainland India is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east; and it is bordered by Pakistan to the west.
North India


The country that I have chosen has The world's highest cricket ground, The world's first university, The value of "pi" was first calculated, Chess was invented , Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus and so many other things to name. This country is also known for many things, personalities, culture, religions, spiritualism, yoga, monuments, forts, languages. I’m sure all of you would know about Mohandas Gandhi, who fought for Indian independence , yes imp sure that no other country would have all of these qualities in one, but this very fine country that I’m going to be talking about is all originated in this beautiful country we now call India.

The national flag of India was adopted in 1947.   The three colours all represent a characteristic the orange color signifies courage and sacrifice by the people who laid down their lives for the country, white symbolizes peace and green stands for faith and prosperity. The Ashok Chakra remains to be the central motif.

Indian cuisine is typically spicy with a generous helping of various spices and herbs. Indian food is therefore considered to be amongst the most diverse...


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