Tibetan Sepen (Hot Chilli Dip)

Taste Tibet Sepen (Hot Chilli Dip)

If you love a bit of chilli heat on the side, this delicious Tibetan Sepen recipe is for you! From the Taste Tibet cookbook by Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa, this condiment combines the fiery heat of hot chilli flakes with the tingling numbing sensation and flavour of Sichuan peppercorns, the latter an especially loved ... Read more »

Tibetan Vegetable Thukpa (Noodle Soup)

Tibetan Vegetable Thukpa (Noodle Soup)

You might think that a recipe featuring home-made noodles would be fiddly but the noodles in this delicious vegetable soup are really straightforward and easy to make. They are served in a nourishing soup of vegetables and broth flavoured with Sichuan peppercorns, garlic, soy sauce and Chinkiang black vinegar. Serve with sepen (hot chilli dip) ... Read more »

Dad’s Tibetan Rice

Dad's Tibetan Rice

This recipe for Tibetan Rice, from Taste Tibet: Family Recipes from the Himalayas by Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa, is a speciality of Yeshi’s older father, a dish he makes for lunch every Tibetan New Year. Unlike barley – which grows well in the high mountain climate of the Tibetan plateau – rice must be ... Read more »

Tibetan Meatball Soup

Tibetan Meatball Soup

This Tibetan Meatball Soup is a simple dish made from a short list of ingredients that come together to create a delicious, nourishing and wonderfully comforting dish. The recipe is from Taste Tibet: Family Recipes from the Himalayas by Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa and is typical of the traditional meals shared throughout the cookbook. ... Read more »