The red colored Cashew fruit is used to prepare the famous Goan Feni. The cashew is sent to factory where it is processed and packed for selling.
India has three seasons - summer, winter and rainy. The trunk of the tree grows by 4 segment every year. That's how they find out the age of the tree.
That's the famous Peri-Peri Chili. Peri-Peri was first discovered in South Africa. The chilies can grow up to 2 cm. They are extremely spicy. All species of spicy chilies comes in upward direction (as can be seen in the image) whereas the not so spicy ones grow in downward direction
The plates prepared from the Betel nut palm leaves are a better replacement of Anti-Environment plastics or polymers. These are sturdy and can be reused.
Brazilian Bamboo - It is a yellow colored bamboo. It grows 10 cm per day. Bamboo is the latest grass in the world followed by banana and sugarcane. The Indian bamboo (not in the picture) is green in color and stronger compared to the Brazilian one.
Once you are done with the tour, the guide splashes a little lavender flavored cold water down your neck. It is done for relaxation. You can enjoy your lunch and buy spices & some locally grown items. The spices here are very expensive compared to what you get in a local grocery store.
The seating arrangement for lunch is basic with wooden tables and benches.The fresh perfectly ripe yellow bananas in the food court were a delight. It just melts in the mouth. The buffet was freshly prepared by the locals and has a Goan taste to it. The buffet included chicken curry, prawns curry, 2 vegetable curries along with rice and bread.