Tibetan Monk Style Flatbread

-+*  We’re happy to be back here with you on the blog after a month in the Tibetan settlements of India (plus a few fun days in Singapore at the end of the trip). In the Tibetan areas, we had challenges with Internet connectivity and were not able to share the experience real time as we […]

Tibetan Hot Sauce: YoWangdu’s Favorite Sepen Recipe

-+*I am not like some of my Tibetan friends who are crazy about eating super hot sauce (sepen). I like this one because it is pretty mild and when I was little, my aunt used to make a hot sauce like this quite often during the summer time, which was the time we could get fresh tomatoes.  In the […]

Tsampa Pancakes

-+*  We’re delighted to bring you a new hearty and delicious tsampa recipe by Ann Lachman, owner of Purple Mountain Tsampa. (You may remember her great tsampa snack balls recipes from a few months back.)  Ann’s recipes offer tasty contemporary updates to the ancient Tibetan tradition of eating tsampa — roasted barley flour. We are […]

Tsampa Snack Balls: Delicious and Nutritious!

-+*We are delighted to share these three beautiful new tsampa recipes by Ann Lachman, owner of Purple Mountain Tsampa. If you’re new to Tibetan food, tsampa is a hearty, nutty-tasting flour made from roasted barley. Ann’s recipes are a tasty, updated twist on the most traditional way of eating tsampa in Tibet, as pa — […]

Khapse Recipes: Bulug

-+*As part of a series on the traditions of Losar, Tibetan New Year, here is a recipe for bulug, which is a fairly fancy type of the new year pastries collectively called khapse. See our Losar guide for celebrating Tibetan New Year >> For a simpler kind of khapse to cook, see our recipe for […]