If there’s one Bhutanese food restaurant you have to eat at when
Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant – They also have a museum, but the best reason to come here is for their restaurant. They aim to really preserve traditional Bhutan culture and food. Even though I had been in Bhutan for almost two weeks already, I tried some very unique Bhutanese dishes at the Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant and also got a lesson on how to eat traditional Bhutanese food. This is one of the world’s greatest Bhutanese restaurants and preservations of Bhutanese culture in Thimphu.
Here are some of the main Bhutanese dishes we ate:
- Suja – herbal butter tea
- Sweet buckwheat
- Bitter buckwheat noodles
- Dried fiddlehead ferns
- Roasted barley dough Bamboo shoots and fermented beans
- Dried beef with fermented yak cheese
paa– dried pork with chilies
- Chanterelle mushrooms
datshi– chillies and cheese Bhutanese chicken curry
datshi– potatoes and cheese
After our huge Bhutanese food lunch, we had some Indian food with Matt including some momos and paratha for dinner. It was a great day of food in Thimphu, Bhutan!
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