Kashmir is full of
specialties which have been carred on by generations for their
necessity accrding to the climate and sutability.
Pheran is a popular
garment make of pur wool worn by men, women and children
during the hars Winter. Womenfolk generally wear on with
embroidery work. Embroidered Pherans are popular among
creation of Kashmir is the portable brazier, Kangri a
fire pot which is usually held under the Pherans. Kangris are
available as decoration pieces also.
Kahwa a sweet herbal
drink flavoured by saffron and almonds is an all season
household drink served with a crispy 'Sheermal' 'Kulcha' or a
Kahwa is preferrede
as a welcome drink on most accasions. Kahwa and Kashmiri salt
tea is served in 'samawar' a large sized copped kettle having
a tube in the middle for burning charcoal. No fuction is
complete in the absence of Samawar.
Kashmir has some of the best bakeries and confectioneryies in the country. In Srinagar the are modern bakeries righ from Dalgate to Resideny Road and Lal Chowk.
Worlds Famous Saffron of Kashmir is produced in the fields of Pampor 11 km from Srinagar . It is said that 75000 flower make a pound of saffron, thus its price is quite high. Saffron is used as a spice for adding delicate aroma, pleasing flovour and beautiful natural color to food, ice creams and shakes too.