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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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Merit Month

We’ve just entered the fourth month of the Tibetan lunar calendar, or Saga Dawa, also known as “merit month”. Are you in the mood to

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Alien Living

We are are very much enjoying with Nyima, Yeshi’s brother. He came over last month from New York, and Yeshi has been working hard to

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Even The Boss Slips Up

Last week the Tibetan community was rocked by accusations against his Holiness XIV Dalai Lama of inappropriate behaviour. The allegations relate to an interaction between His

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Welcome, Nyima

Welcome to our brother, Nyima! We didn’t give him long to settle in. He landed at 9am last Thursday morning, and the plan was for

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The Tide Turns

It was a difficult start to the year, but spring has sprung and TT fans will be glad to know that the best possible has

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What’s In A Name?

There’s so many things that have changed for Yeshi since he arrived in the UK, but here’s one you might not have guessed at –

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When Passions Meet

If you’ve read all the way to the end of our cookbook, then you’ll know where our journey in publishing began. The Pronunciation Guide hints at

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Chaos, Calm and Clinging

Isn’t it great when everything goes to plan? Isn’t it great when it doesn’t? Tibetan Buddhists say that it’s our attachment to things going one

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Grieve, Pray, Heal

Back open this week after a rollercoaster nine days in India. Many of you have asked after Yeshi, who hoped to see his cousin in

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India Inbound

Happy Valentine’s, everyone!  We’re not open today, but if you want to make momos for your booboo we hope you got the bookbook. And if you

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Beijing Backstory

Our cookbook has made us kind of public property. Of course this was going to happen, except we never really thought about it. The last couple

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The Rabbit Returns

The Tibetan New Year of the rabbit is around the corner. It’s not as imminent as Chinese New Year, which is celebrated this weekend, but

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Life Hacks For January

January has arrived, and with it a barrage of bad stuff. Show-stoppingly bad. Sure, January is like this (and especially after a holiday), but it’s

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Nomad Food

Yeshi’s body clock is not a good match for the crazy Christmas season. In Tibet this is the lazy time of year. Late autumn brings

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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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We Are Closed!

Our chefs are in Tibet and the restaurant will be closed until 15/05/24. The online shop is open but deliveries will be made after 13/05/24. Thank you for bearing with us and see you soon!