Traditional Tibetan food is basically depend on meat (yak meat) and dairy products (cheese and yak milk), and very few vegetables are available as for its high altitude. These food contains high calorie which can help Tibetan people resist cold especially in the high mountain area.

Sha Momo, also called meat dumplings, is the most popular food in Tibet. Generally, Sha momo is made from yak meat. However, outside Tibet, people also use beef, chicken or vegetables as the filling of Momo. Here, we are going to introduce this beloved delicious food in Tibet.

Since recommended by Lonely Planet, Tibetan Family Kitchen now is the top 1 restaurant in Lhasa on Trip advisor. Small and busy, this family kitchen provides authentic local Tibetan food and cooking classes as well.

Many people come to Makye Ame not just to taste the local Tibetan food, but for the love story behind this restaurant. It is said that this normal three-stories building was the place where Tshangs-dbyangs-rgya-mtsho met his love, Makye Ame.