ThimphuTech was the first technology blog in Bhutan. We started writing it in 2009, just as broadband and mobile internet started to take off. (Although internet in Bhutan was launched in 1999, it was either super-slow or super-expensive, and was only used by a selected few).

In the blog, we wrote about technology and food, but also about plenty of other stuff. The blog became popular and influential in Bhutan. A companion bi-weekly column -- Ask Boaz -- was published for many years in the Kuensel, Bhutan's national newspaper. (The complete Kuensel columns are available as an ebook, Blogging with Dragons).

We stopped updating the blog when we left Bhutan in 2014, but the information within the posts can still prove useful, and thus we decided to keep it online.

We thank all our readers.
Tashi Delek,
Boaz & Galit.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Sabzi bazaar surprise

Serendipity often strikes at the sabzi bazaar. This weekend we were thrilled to discover a vendor on the upper floor selling smooth, fresh, home-made tofu, directly out of a Nerolac bucket. Tofu has been available for purchase for quite some time in Thimphu (Sharyang's at Changlam Plaza is a reliable source), but this is the first time we spotted it at the vegetable market. The same vendor also sells the most delicious heirloom tomatoes and other hard-to-find items such as saag and fresh dill

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