kitchen staff cooked us three hot meals every day. The food
sometimes excellent, mostly tasty and filling. For
we always had a dessert too: often a freshly baked pie or
cake. I don't know how they did it, but these were always
At higher altitudes the food was simpler. For instance, dinner might be rice and lentils, and desert might be heated canned fruit cocktail. Most of us also lost some or all of our appetite as we ascended.
|Lunch Featuring Fried Spam
|We ate a combination of
food that had been carried by our
porters, and things that were bought locally.
Food that was local: potatoes, potato pancakes, fresh vegetables, cole slaw, yak meat, chicken, apples.
||All along the way we
observed local people harvesting food
they had grown, and preparing it for cooking.
Everything we were served was cooked (for sanitary reasons) leaving me with craving for anything cold and crunchy (salad).