Bhutan

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Bhutanese cuisine

Bhutanese food is rice, generally a local red rice, served with either a little dried meat cooked with very hot chilies or red capsicum onum or a sauce made from chilies and local cheese. Bhutan food is generally know for it's simplicity but in reality it really is quite a specialty to marry the flavours and the spices... not to mention the effort involved in getting and maintaining the ingredients.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Christmas Celebrations in Bhutan

Christmas in Bhutan is celebrated with great pomp and show. The inhabitants of Bhutan celebrate Christmas as enthusiastically as any of their religious festivals.

SHORT INFORMATION

Bhutan Religion

The Kingdom of Bhutan is the only country in the world where Buddhism is the official religion and is endorsed by the government. To ensure the perpetuation of Buddhism, normally, one son from each family attends monastic school.