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Spilling The Beans - 2: Arguably the most essential ingredient in all cooking, salt is responsible for eliciting an inviting aroma in our food whilst traditionally contributing one of five basic tastes (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, umami).
Spilling The Beans - 1: South Indian staples from idlis to appams and dosas feature fermented rice-and-dal batters; while in the North, fermentation has led to probiotic drinks suited to the regional climate from the creamy lassi to the tart-and-salty kanji.