There are detailed dish descriptions and handy accompanying pictures. Nepalese cuisine is a melting pot of influences from neighbouring Tibetan China and almost-a-third-vegetarian India.

Dishes include vegetable curry with cracked puffed rice, dry fried buffalo in a fiery marinade of coriander seeds, chilli, garlic and cloves, scooped up with roti or chapati, clear and warming noodle soup and dumplings, or as they call them, ‘momos’.