The homestay owner in Sakteng first refused to serve the dish saying that it’s an age old taste that visitors will not like. Boy was she so wrong about that.
Eastern Bhutanese hospitality sets itself apart with its rich alcohol ceremonies that intrigue visitors. But the ceremony in Merak is something I’ve never seen before.
There’s a dish I had heard about from Nobgang but never tried – a dish so rare that once only aristocratic families of the region would be served with. What is this dish?
Punakha’s warm climate favours the growth of some of the best that nature has to offer. Read and savour its tastes in this collection of photos from Aum’ Pema’s garden.
Did you know that Trashiyangtse is also known for their unique chili species known as Urka Bangla? Read more about how I tasted the best Ema datsi in this far flung homestay in Boomdeling.