Thousands of people travel to Tibet every year to experience the unique culture and visit some of the highest, most remote areas of the world. However，If you want to experience an authentic Tibetan lifestyle, please don’t just visit some attractions in a hurry. Try to as a Tibetan local, Eat the Tibetan food, drink the butter tea. Do you know, what Tibetan cuisine that you can’t miss when you visit Tibet?
Due to the Tibetan landscape of mountains and plateaus and the difficulty of growing vegetables, and includes influences from neighbors who live in India and Nepal, In Tibet most important crop is barley. Tibetan cuisine includes the culinary traditions have their own special charm. Among the variety of Tibetan cuisine, noodles, goat, yak, mutton, dumplings, cheese, and soups are the most famous.
Due to the difficulty of growing vegetables, Flour milled from roasted barley, called tsampa, is all the staple food of Tibet. So, Tibetan noodle is the most important food for the Tibetan. It one of the favorite foods of Tibetans. Of which Thukpa bhatuk is a common Tibetan noodle soup made with little bhasta noodles.
Tibetan yak yogurt has a history of thousands of years as an indispensable food and offering to Tibetan people. The biggest festival of Tibet, Shoton Festival, is named after yogurt. If you are planning a Tibet tour, it is worth a try during your Tibet trip.
Tibetan momo is a kind of filled dumplings in Tibetan-style, which is also called "mog mog" in Tibetan. It is deeply loved by the Tibetan people. The size and shape of Tibetan momo are like walnut, with swirls on the top. They look neat and beautiful. They're a bit similar to dumplings in northern China, but the taste is different. Momo is a popular food in Tibet, Nepal and India.