Chilled Chilli Pork

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Taste Tibet: Family recipes from the Himalayas

By Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa

Published 2022

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Pork is not widely eaten in the part of Tibet that Yeshi comes from, so it’s a bit of a rare treat. The family do keep pigs, but only about ten of them, and they might slaughter one or two a year. The pigs feed on walnuts and turnips when they are in the fields close to home, and on acorns when they are up in the mountains. This diet produces pork with fat that has a nutritional profile similar to that of olive