Special Snacks of Tibetan Food
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Special Snacks of Tibetan Food

Update: Aug. 24th, 2012

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When travel to Tibet, visitors should not miss Tibetan special snacks. The special culture of Tibet created some special Tibetan snacks which only can be tasted in Tibet. During your Tibet tour, there are some special local snacks really worth to be tasted.

Special Snacks of Tibetan Food – Ghee

Ghee is one of special Tibetan food. Because there are many nomadic people in Tibet, most Tibetan food are connected with yak and sheep. The ghee is one of Tibetan food which connected with yak and sheep. The ghee is extracted from milk or sheep milk, with high nutrients value. The ways of eating ghee is various, while the main way of eating ghee is to make it into butter tea.

Special Snacks of Tibetan Food - Ginseng Fruit Cheese Cake

From the name of "Ginseng Fruit Cheese Cake" we can know it it's a special local snack of Tibet. And it is a very delicious special snack. First boil the ginseng fruit. Then, continuously mix the ginseng fruit, ghee, milk dregs, brown sugar, red dates and dried currant. After that, put them into a plate. It will become delicious Ginseng Fruit Cheese Cake after it cool down.

Special Snacks of Tibetan Food – Tibetan Blood Sausage

Tibetan blood sausage is another special snack of Tibetan nomad people. But the taste of Tibetan blood sausage probably can not be accepted by some common visitors. When kill a yak or sheep in Tibet, Tibetans will not just boil the blood to eat. They will first pour the blood into intestines, and they boil it. When eat the blood sausage, you will not feel the dregs of blood sausage, and the skin of intestines will not drop off. The taste of blood sausage is fragrance and soft, not too greasy or too sticky.

Special Snacks of Tibetan Food – Dried Meat

The dried meat in Tibet is a kind of food which main use beef and mutton as main material. This kind of dried meat is different from the meat we commonly eat. Because the yak and sheep in Tibet grow up in nature, the taste will be special. First cut the beef or mutton into pieces or strips, and then, dip them in the liquid of spices. At last, dry the meat after taking it out from the liquid of spices. The taste of dried meat is fragrance and crisp, very delicious.

These delicious foods in Tibet will greatly stimulate your appetite. So, when you travel to Tibet, please do not miss these Tibetan special snacks.

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