Breakfast Tsampa

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Taste Tibet: Family recipes from the Himalayas

By Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa

Published 2022

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We’ve written a lot about the qualities of this superfood already, but not very much about how you should expect it to taste. Whether you prepare your tsampa sweet or savoury, porridge-thin or kneaded into hand-pressed pieces, it has a distinct nuttiness to it and a lovely, toasted aroma. When I was little, Ready Brek was the thing: a nutritious and fortifying British porridge made from wholegrain rolled oats. Well, tsampa has a similar character, but is more versatile and fla