In Sri Lanka, the coconut is, in a sense, a source of life. Not only it is the main ingredient in most Sri Lankan dishes, but it also plays a major role in many non-culinary parts of every day life. Without the coconut, things in Sri Lanka would be very different. We spent the day with a family of 8 on their modest coconut plantation outside of Negombo, where they showed us all this fruit (nut?.. seed?..) has to offer. Created by: www.theperennialplate.com In Partnership with Intrepid Travel: www.intrepidtravel.com/food/ Filmed & edited by: Daniel Klein ( twitter.com/perennialplate/ ) Mirra Fine ( twitter.com/kaleandcola/) Music: "Sex on the Beach" by The Guadaloop: www.soundcloud.com/the-guadaloop Filmed on 5d Mark iii w Canon 24-70, 70-200 2.8 Lmoreless
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