Myanmar

Burmese Roasted Eggplant Salad

Burmese Roasted Eggplant Salad

Burmese Roasted Eggplant Salad The Burmese Roasted Eggplant Salad is a common dish throughout Myanmar. The locals usually eat at places known as ‘tea shops’ or ‘tea houses’, which specialize in all the traditional foods of Myanmar at incredibly low prices. As a foreigner it’s not […]

Shan-Style Cauliflower Curry

Shan-Style Cauliflower Curry

Shan-Style Cauliflower Curry This recipe originates in Shan State in Myanmar. Most of the recipes from here use very few ingredients. We learned how to make Shan-style cauliflower curry from Mr. Min’s Cooking School in Inle Lake, a must do if you find yourself traveling […]

Vegetable Tempura Shan-Style

Vegetable Tempura Shan-Style

Shan-Style Vegetable Tempura Vegetable tempura’s are a great appetizer and a fun party snack. Most tempura are highly breaded, using an unhealthy flour. The Shan-style vegetable tempura that we learned how to make in Myanmar, uses rice flour and very little of it. You could […]

Shan-Style Tofu Curry

Shan-Style Tofu Curry

Shan-Style Tofu Curry Shan-style tofu curry isn’t your typical curry that you might be used to from Thailand or India. It’s not soupy and it’s not spicy. This curry is unique to an area of Myanmar called Inle Lake, in Shan State. The reason it’s […]

How To Ferment Your Own Tea Leaves

How To Ferment Your Own Tea Leaves

How To Ferment Your Own Tea Leaves Fermenting anything is always a good idea, wouldn’t you agree? I love fermented foods, such as kimchi, miso, pickled vegetables, kombucha, etc. Fermentation packs foods with probiotics, which are absolutely necessary in a healthy diet. Your digestive system […]

Burmese Bean Salad (Burmese Fermented Tea Leaf Salad)

Burmese Bean Salad (Burmese Fermented Tea Leaf Salad)

Burmese Bean Salad (Burmese Fermented Tea Leaf Salad) Known as ‘Lahpet Thohk’ in Burmese language, the Burmese bean salad is one of my all-time favorite dishes from any country. Having traveled to Myanmar in the Summer of 2015, I quickly fell in love with their […]