It’s hardly surprising the Tibet’s cold, windy plateau has evolved a hearty, warming cuisine perfect for winter weather. Join Tsewang Chodon of TC’s Tibetan Momo, for a taste of traditional Tibetan fare, all made with local, organic ingredients sourced directly from the Ontario farmers they work alongside at several of Toronto’s farmers’ markets.
Tibetan Lentil Soup (vegan) $6
Piping hot, hearty lentil broth with subtle curry spices
Kotey Momos 6pc $12
These momos are elegantly leaf-shaped by hand, and then steamed/pan-fried for an extra special bit of golden crust!
Beef – with local beef, onions & garlic
Vegetable – with cabbage, carrots, spinach, leeks, potato & garlic
Served with Drang Tsal (tangy pickled cabbage salad), soy dipping sauce, and TC’s fabulous homemade hot sauce.
Flexetarian – 1/2 beef & 1/2 veggie
A very traditional New Year’s dish, symbolizing good luck and happiness in the year ahead
Steamed rice with butter and a mixture of dried fruits
Tibetan Butter Tea $2
Traditionally fermented chunk of tea leaves, steeped and mixed with butter, milk and salt
Tibetan Sweet Tea $2
Sweet black tea with ginger
Prix Fixe Menu $23
Soup + Momos + Dessert + Tea
From a young age, Tsewang Chodon has enjoyed cooking a varied selection of delicious dishes and serving yummy food to her family and friends. Now TC is sharing traditional Tibetan/Himalayan cuisine by offering her own handmade MoMo sourced from local ingredients. TC has been selling her products at local farmers’ markets, the Evergreen Brickworks and at other local events under the banner of TC’s Tibetan Momo.
Every Thursday The Depanneur is an ‘open mic’ night for culinary talent in TO, where we invite guest cooks, amateur or professional, to come and make their favourite dishes.