The Tibetan food culture is heavily influenced by its neighbours - majorly Indian and Nepalese - so the food you would be eating will not be so unfamiliar.
The intense burst of sunset has coloured the mountain tops a deep, rippling orange-gold as I walk down to Darjeeling's boisterous market place. The stalls are overflowing with fresh produce even though it is winter.
What's common between momo and thukpa is their arduous journey from the mountainous Tibet, whereon they travelled widely and influenced other cultures to embrace them along the way.
If you are looking for a delicious culinary trip across the world's highest mountains, drop down at Yeti - The Himalayan Kitchen in Connaught Place.