- Sri Lankan cuisine features an abundance of tropical fruit and fresh seafood
- Sour fish curry, chicken curry and curry with green jackfruit are must-try dishes
- Hoppers are Sri Lanka's bowl-shaped pancakes. A beloved variety is topped with an egg
(CNN)The Teardrop of India or Pearl of the Indian Ocean are among many nicknames for Sri Lanka. But a more accurate description of the gorgeous nation might be the Island of Rice and Curry.