Nepalese bakeries, pastries & cakes

Nepalese Cakes

Bakeries, pastries, cakes and sticky buns in Nepal Anywhere in Nepal where there are tourists you are sure to find a huge range of bakeries. Everything from double chocolate cake with walnuts to fresh buttered croissants are available fresh everyday. And they are really good either first thing in the morning or at a bargain price …

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Food from Nepal: Momos (local version)

Local Momos from Nepal

Momos made the local Nepali way Is there a difference between local momos and momos made for tourists? Yes, quite a big one too! Hence when I first wrote about what’s the food like in Nepal I mentioned about giving examples between different versions of the same dish. Be it local food, tourist food or …

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Food from Nepal: Aloo Chop & Puri

Aloo Chop & Puri from Nepal

Potato and bean Aloo Chop from Nepal Think Nepalese potato cake and you have the basics for Aloo Chop. Chop itself comes from India with I imagine routes going back well into the history of the potato. The Nepalese version of Chop is however very different to your average potato cake. As for puri? Well that’s …

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King Curd from Bhaktapur: Juju Dhau

King Curd from Bhaktapur

King curd or Juju Dhau from Bhaktapur Nepal In my search for the Kumari legend in Nepal I spent quite some time in Bhaktapur Nepal. A huge old city that’s a protected heritage zone and has one of the largest entrance fees in all Nepal. One of the cities oldest yet latest promotions is its legendary King …

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Food from Nepal: Fried momos

Fried Momos

Crunchy fried momos from Nepal Yes momos come in a delicious fried version too! You might remember I wrote previously wrote about the tourist version of momos. The momos above are exactly the same except after they’ve been steamed they’ve been finished off with a quick fry. Is there a difference? Which is better? Let’s …

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Food from Nepal: Banana Pancake

Banana Pancake in Nepal

Real pancakes make a seriously good breakfast in Nepal I’ve heard the jokes and presumptions about having pancakes in Asia. Personally I could care less. I like pancakes and they make an awesome breakfast. In touristy Nepal they are a popular, well made and filling breakfast. Are they a traditional Nepalese dish? No. Are they …

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Nepali Honeycomb & the Honeycomb Sellers

A handful of Nepalese Honeycomb

Honeycomb from Nepal If you’ve been reading here a while you’ll know I really like honey. Upon discovering Banana honey in The Philippines I’ve been looking out for other types of great honey. Nepal is no exception when it comes to great honey but there’s more to honey in Nepal than meets the eye. A …

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