KATHMANDU: With the gradual restoration of economic activities after the lockdown is lifted, people have begun tourism activities to revive the sector.
The tourism entrepreneurs are planning to reinvigorate the tourism industry which was disrupted for almost four months.
In this connection, the chefs staying indoors after the nationwide lockdown prepared food items representing all seven states put on exhibition at a college in Satdobato, Lalitpur on Friday.
The indigenous food items were showed in a bid to promote domestic tourism. Various 13 food items prepared by 30 chefs were showcased.
The food items on show represented the typical cuisine, bhakka, of the Rajbansi, phalgi of Sherpa, katiya of Madhesi, kinama of Rai and chatamari and aalu-tama-bodi of Newar communities.
Other food items were – alangkhu and katung from Gandaki State, dhakani and pudding made of kaguno from State-5, marsi rice and porridge made of millet, rota and chutney from Sudurpaschim State.
The Global Nepalese Chef Federation organized the exhibition with the management of Hospitality Guides.
On the occasion, Director at Curriculum Development Division at CTEVT, Mister Kant Mainali, informed that separate curriculum was being developed on indigenous foods of Nepal.