1 of 22 . Bhutan’s unofficial national dish, ema datshi, or cheese with green chili. Photo courtesy Wiki.

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Bhutan’s unofficial national dish, ema datshi, or cheese with green chili. Photo courtesy Wiki.

The last plate that was dished out caught my eye: large green chilies soaked in yellow melted cheese. Sangay explained with much enthusiasm, “This is ema datshi. You’ll find it at every meal. If Bhutan had a national dish, this would be it.” ..Readmore

2 of 22 . Chili is a main staple in Bhutan. Photo courtesy United Nations Photo.

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Chili is a main staple in Bhutan. Photo courtesy United Nations Photo.

Not surprisingly, the most common product found in the market was chili. The variety of chilies was mind-boggling: red, green, fleshy, slender, round, dried, blanched, powdered, and pickled. In various forms and species, they hailed from different parts of central and western Bhutan. ..Readmore

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