Tibetan Meatball Soup

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Taste Tibet: Family recipes from the Himalayas

By Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa

Published 2022

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In Tibet, the practice of brides taking several husbands from the same family has been commonplace since ancient times. Yeshi’s mother married two brothers, and Yeshi and his brothers and sisters know them simply as ‘older father’ and ‘younger father’. Officially this system is now forbidden under Chinese law, but in rural areas it remains normal practice. Given the specif