Of all the mouth-meltingly tongue-tinglingly lip-lickingly delicious Bhutanese foods I have tried so far, momos are the greatest. Momos are stuffed dough envelopes rather like perogis but while perogis are boiled or baked, momos are fried or steamed:
Now for the big surprise ending that ties the two disparate strands of this blog entry together: momos ARE like mountains. They, too, are not always available when I want them. A full half of the time I have sought momos I have been told, "too late for momos." And I weep.