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October 22, 2019

In Tibet, whatever you consume, you usually have a direct relationship with the person who produced it. This means that people take pride in their work, and also that they are held accountable for upholding high standards. When you know the person who uses what you pro...

September 24, 2019

This blog post is dedicated to all the people who have helped us get to year six of Taste Tibet! Most of you don't want your mug on the Internet, but you know who you are!!

First of all, thank you to the many Tibetan people who have helped us hugely over the years, part...

May 7, 2018

Regular customers will be well aware that it serves well to bring your own Tupperware to our stall. We are happy to fill boxes that are more roomy than the ones we provide (which are compostable, by the way: if you take these home don't forget that they can go straight...

October 31, 2017

This Wednesday, November 1st, is World Vegan Day. Come and see us in Oxford's Gloucester Green market for an amazing vegan spread!

But what of veganism and vegetarianism in Tibet? Is it a thing? Do Tibetan people eat meat? These are questions that we are asked often, as...

October 23, 2017

One of my earliest discoveries upon arrival in Oxford was how much people here love their allotments. 

In the days before Taste Tibet, when our eldest child was a baby and would sleep for hours at a time in his pram, I made my allotment my vocation. I grew industrial qu...

October 17, 2017

Tibetan thukpa, aka "the BEST noodles I've ever had", are this week's special at our market stall in Gloucester Green. Thank you to @eatingwithemmy for this shot taken at least year's Peace in the Park Festival. Emmy describes them as "tasty, savoury noodles with heaps...

October 9, 2017

People often ask us if curry is really a Tibetan thing. Those who have visited Tibet always remember momos and yak butter tea, but most don't have a memory of curry.


The bottom line is that Tibetan people excel in comfort food. This reflects the needs of a people who l...

October 9, 2017

Students! Welcome (back) to Oxford!

Did you know that Taste Tibet offers you 10% off everything at our Gloucester Green Market stall every single week?

Now for the even better news! This Wednesday, October 4th, we are offering everyone with valid student ID the following...

September 25, 2017