Starters, Sides & Salads

Small plates (Tipen Tapen) are a major part of Himalayan life, any time you visit someones house you'll be offered a small plate of something.  It could be a simple fried egg with tea or a tapas type feast with drinks before the main meal at a dinner party.  Here are the recipes for some of our favourites, how, where and when you choose to eat them is entirely up to you.

 Pork Belly Shekuwa

Spicy, salty with a slight fruity sourness this pork dish is so tasty we serve it on it's own as a snack with a spicy dipping sauce.

 Courgette and Lemon Pakoras (vegan)

All Pakoras are best sprinkled with Chat Dust and served with a dip, try serving these with a green salad and sesame drizzle for a simple and impressive starter.

 Potato and Spring Onion Pakoras (vegan)

Crispy potato and spring onions, a truly satisfying snack anytime and with a cup of tea it's a match made in heaven.

 Simple fried rice (vegan)

A simple recipe with complex flavours this fried rice is the perfect accompaniment for many of our dishes

 Celeriac and Apple in Cashew and Lime dressing (vegan)

There's something about celeriac and lime that's pure kitchen alchemy, without extra oil they sing out in this light fresh salad that's creamy enough to be satisfying.