Sherpa Foods is bringing a centuries-old sprouted superfood favored by the Dalai Lama and Sherpa climbers to the American market with a line of tsampa
Having eaten the tsampa
yourself, don't put the bag on someone else's head
The Dalai Lama typically has hot porridge, tsampa
, bread with preserves and tea for breakfast while tuning into the BBC World News in English on the radio.
At CHI, The Spa ladies can indulge from an extensive CHI menu featuring signature therapies like the Mountain Tsampa
Rub based on traditions of the mystical Himalayan region.
He typically has hot porridge, tsampa
(barley powder), bread with preserves and tea.
The sisters' East Village restaurant, Tsampa
, is mostly vegetarian, and offers only vegetable and chicken momos, in deference to the many customers who do not eat red meat.
I look down at my feet moving across the river bed, across pebbles the colour of the gorges we have walked through: sky blue, tsampa
pink, turmeric yellow'.
Over the past several years, for a small fee, almost any cabin in Kanas would offer the traveler a bed and traditional meal of Tsampa
, (tea mixed with salt and butter) fermented mare's milk, and hard sour cheese made from this milk, along with seared goat.
Nearby, a monk fed a fire with wood and tsampa
, reciting prayers.
On special occasions, people add some yak butter and grilled barley flour to make Tsampa
Solo nos hemos alimentado de tsampa
, nada mas--murmuro el joven.
We found ourselves interacting with local government officials, national media, monks, Chinese rafters and local villagers," said Winn, who also sipped Yak butter tea, ate Tibetan tsampa
(a concoction of barley flour, yak butter and coarse grain sugar that Winn said could make a "good Power Bar substitute').