Unlike in the west, dining in Sri Lanka is still a ritual. We are taught to serve others before ourself. We should be mindful that others have enough to eat and drink before serving ourselves. like Italians, for Sri Lankans walking whilst eating is considered being disrespectful. So, absorbing the local dining protocol is a crucial factor that helps you enjoy the meal to the maximum while letting you realize the culture associated with it. Our grandmas picked fresh vegetables from their back yard soon before the preparation. Without visiting local market, you won`t have a deep understanding how to pick right vegetables, spices and other stuff properly. So, I will give you enough traditional tips followed by the locals to pick and choose the best spices or vegetables during the market visit with real examples. At the end you can pick desired tropical fruits for your desert. Additionally, you will be able to learn about the ethics of local market.