Maharashtra offers a huge plate of distinctly different flavoured food. From the street food of vada-pav, kande bhajis, pav bhaji to zunka bhakar, misal pav to chat delicacies, the taste of food in Maharashtra changes drastically. Each region has its specialities and uses the local produce liberally. Blessed with coastal areas, the state is known for its seafood produce and preparations. The fish curries to crab masala, kolambi masala to fried surmai, kolambi pulao to prawns koliwada are the staple diet of many from the Konkan region. The Vidarbha region is known for its tangy spicy meat curry preparations. Kolhapur has its distinct preparations known for tambda rassa and pandhara rassa
Tourists can rejoice in their interests also by participating in a paddock to platter experience by participating in various behind the scene activities. Participate in cooking lessons and demos and eat with the locals.
Visit the local markets to understand local produces, ingredients used in traditional cuisines.
Culinary Tourism in Maharashtra also has varied experiences like farm activities where you can understand where the produce comes from and learn the cooking techniques. Tourists are keen to indulge in a diverse range of food varying from farm produce to gourmet menus.
Participate in cooking competitions, tour the manufacturing plants, brewery and wineries, enjoy food festivals. Gastronomy tourism has a different definition with varied experiences in Maharashtra. Walking tours combined with experiencing local cuisines is the new way of introducing a blend of cuisine and heritage.