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Postcards from Tibet

We’ve been bringing you weekly insights into daily life in Tibet since 2016. These “postcards” give some context to our food, and why we do what we do. They are a glimpse of Yeshi’s other world and his experience adapting to life here in the UK.

In 2019 Julie won the Yan-Kit So Award for Food Writers on Asia, a prize that is awarded every two years to an emerging writer who enhances our understanding and appreciation of Asian food culture.

Our debut cookbook, Taste Tibet, was published by Murdoch Books in 2022. If you have enjoyed our Postcards from Tibet over the years we think you will love our cookbook, which is a mix of family recipes and stories from our Himalayan home.

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Defining Success

The restaurant isn’t open every day. Right now we can only be open as many days as Yeshi is able to work, and everyone –

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Taste Tibet Turns Two

This week Taste Tibet – the takeaway – turns two. Taste Tibet is of course a lot older than two. We started our food stall in 2014,

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Food and Mood

The end of British summertime is a tough one for anyone who is seasonally affected, but arguably it is hardest for those not born into

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Introducing Earth Ale

Did you come to our momo party on Saturday? We had Earth Ale in the house with their delicious draught beers and a selection of bottles and

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Back To School

Oxford – we are back! It’s been an awesome summer talking Tibet and getting our food out to audiences far and wide. We’ve pitched up

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TT In The Community

Most of you know this already, but sharing our passion for fresh food, wellbeing and sustainable living – Tibetan style – has been Taste Tibet’s

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A Summer of Celebs

Everyone has been asking about Glastonbury.  In fact, Hay Festival was arguably more exciting (if you’re into books, that is). I personally spent a lot of time hanging out

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A Life In Food – Uncovered

The glamorous life of the jet-setting, award-winning restauranteurs/published authors Julie and Yeshi, as featured on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, on R4 and in your Saturday Guardian

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Highs, Lows and Typos

Highs and lows. Just when we were starting to feel pretty thrilled with ourselves, we got a message from our dear friend, Alan, who was trying out

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The Question of Meat

There are lots of things that we get wrong about Tibet and Tibetan people. The no. 2 misconception (let’s move past the no. 1 mistake

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How We Met

Food is central to our story. People often say how lucky I am to have Yeshi cook for me every day, but this was a

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Win a Momo-Making Class!

Has anyone been watching Jamie Oliver’s new Channel 4 show, The Great Cookbook Challenge? Eighteen chefs/home cooks are competing to win a cookbook deal with

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The Lunisolar New Year

It’s the Lunar New Year today. The Spring Festival, as it’s known in China, is an occasion that’s actually celebrated right across East Asia, usually

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Assimilating – Twice

Did you spy Yeshi in Saturday’s Guardian? He was hard to miss. Deborah Linton interviewed us as part of a wider piece about the immigrant-run

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A Yak A Year

Yeshi’s family are just back from a long stay in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital. Last week they sent this picture of mum and dad picnicking outside

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Tiger-Sized Goals

Happy new year, momo lovers! We are just back from a mini-break in Wales and realising that some New Year’s resolutions need to be made.

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Operating Zero Waste

When Yeshi was growing up in Tibet, zero waste happened naturally. There was no landfill. His family wore shoes, belts and bags made from yak

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No Reservations

No Reservations was an Anthony Bourdain show – maybe you’ve watched it. Travelling the world and eating at the kinds of places you couldn’t or

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Thank You!

Keeping this week’s check-in brief. It’s been a whirlwind few days/weeks and there’s a backlog of normal life stuff to deal with – anyone have

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Big News!

It’s been a huge week! Did you catch us on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen Live? There was a short pre-recorded film [at 01.09:50] about Taste Tibet

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