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Among Monks, Mastering the Discipline of Breakfast

A changing taste for breakfast at the Tashi Lhunpo monastery in South India.

Among Monks, Mastering the Discipline of Breakfast Photo credit: Su-Mei Yu
Su-Mei Yu

Su-Mei Yu

Su-Mei learned to cook as a child in Thailand. Her philosophy on cooking is “food for the mind, body and soul.”

"When I told them that precise measurement of ingredients could make a big difference in baking, they thought it was rather funny and strange."
The tea served with pah lay may be made with yak butter or cow butter. Photo credit: Su-Mei Yu