In recent years, Tibet is also a popular place. Every year, many people will visit Tibet. Tibetan specialty refers to the local unique and well-known products with cultural connotation or history. In Tibet, some natural products have attracted many people's attention. Whether it is food or crafts, they are relatively simple local products. So, what are the specialties in Tibet?
Tibet's yak meat is of course the most famous. The raw meat sauce made from yak meat is one of the most unforgettable delicacies Xiaobian has ever eaten. There is a Tibetan proverb: without yaks, there will be no Tibetans, and where there are Tibetans, there will be yaks. If you have never eaten yak meat in Tibet, don't say you have been to Tibet. Yak has always been known as the "boat of the plateau". Plateau yaks mainly eat grass. Xiaobian once heard a tour guide mention that plateau yaks eat mountain game: eat Cordyceps sinensis, drink Nongfu mountain spring and pull Liuwei Dihuang pills, which vividly reflects the growth environment of yaks. Therefore, the meat quality of Yak meat can be said to be in the beef The best.
Butter is extracted from the milk of cattle and sheep. First of all, heat the milk, pour it into the barrel and beat it back and forth until it can be stirred into a state of oil-water separation. Then scoop up the floating layer of light yellow fat and put it into the bag. After cooling, it will be butter. Butter has a high nutritional value, there are many ways to eat, but in Tibet, mainly used for making butter tea.
Palm ginseng, as the name suggests, is a kind of very precious medicinal material unique to Southeast Tibet. It has the effect of tonifying blood and Qi. It tastes like potatoes, which can be tasted in stone pot chicken. Palm ginseng is one of the rare and special medicinal materials in Tibetan medicine. Due to the difficulty of artificial propagation, the source of palm ginseng completely depends on the natural and wild resources for a long time.
Highland barley has a very strong regional identity. When it comes to highland barley, people will think of Tibet and highland barley wine... There is probably no more crop. Like highland barley, it is so closely integrated with a nation. It seems that there is always a woman wearing traditional Tibetan clothes on the highland barley ground. The sunshine of the plateau sprinkles on the vast highland barley ground and on her face. Highland barley grows in the Qinghai Tibet Plateau. After domestication and cultivation, highland barley has fully adapted to the extreme plateau climate and become the main food for Tibetans.
'I can't lose it, I can't take it with me. I wish my lover was a wooden bowl. I could carry it in my arms. "This is the lyrics of an ancient Tibetan ballad. In the lyrics, Tibetans compare wooden bowls to lovers, which can also be understood as the existence of wooden bowls is as important as lovers. For Tibetans, a small wooden bowl is the support of life and emotion. We can imagine the importance of wooden bowl in Tibetan life. Tibetan wooden bowls are light, strong and durable. They do not change the taste of food, do not crack water, do not break on the ground, do not heat hands, and do not ice hands. They are very popular among herdsmen. In the past, wooden bowls were also a kind of decoration. In ancient times, officials would carry wooden bowls with them and hang them around their waists. They were not only used as decorations, but also as symbols of status and rank. For many Tibetans, the value of a wooden bowl is far more precious than gold. Many Tibetans will choose to pass on the wooden bowl to their offspring.
Tibetan incense is one of the special products in Tibet. In Tibetan areas, whether in temples or ordinary families, there is a unique flavor of Tibetan incense everywhere, mixed with the flavor of milk tea and butter, forming a mysterious Tibetan flavor. The appearance of Tibetan incense is very common, but it has incomparable medicinal effect compared with other incense. The best Tibetan incense with hundreds of spices and herbs can make people feel comfortable. Many people don't know that the snowy plateau, which seems to have a bad climate, is actually a kingdom of plants. There are thousands of medicinal plants, which are the best raw materials for making Tibetan incense.
In Tibet, Tibetan boots have played an irreplaceable role since ancient times. People also call them pastoral boots. The original boots and shoes are made of cow leather. The thick cow leather is used as the bottom, and the thinner one is used as the surface. The stitching of the bottom and the surface is made of cattle and sheep leather. The front end of the shoe mouth is decorated with cattle and sheep leather with wool. This kind of boots may be said to be the ancestor of Tibetan boots. However, after a long period of development and change, its descendants have become more exquisite, beautiful, reasonable and practical. They can adapt to the needs of herdsmen's production and life under special natural conditions, so they are very popular. The happiest thing for mainland tourists coming to Lhasa for the first time is to dress up like a Tibetan on bakuo street. It's just a big Tibetan robe with a pair of outdoor shoes. It's not Tibetan. If you can match it with Tibetan boots, it's enough.