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With the cultivation of a greater range of tropical and temperate fruits and vegetables.and more varieties of spice, the south favous spicy dishes. Curries have been around since earliest times, although - unlike the Indian originals - they are not hot but aromatic, influenced by Cambodia. Almost anything cooked in coconut milk is a typical southern dish.