Tag: Myanmar

Travels through Myanmar (Burma)

Travels through Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar just recently opened its borders to the rest of the World in 2011. I wanted to get there before the influence of the West changed the country completely. Here is a video of my travels in 2015 to Myanmar. One of my favorite countries […]




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 too difficult to have […]




Shan-Style Cauliflower Curry

Shan-Style Cauliflower Curry

Shan-Style Cauliflower Curry This is a quick and easy Shan-style curry dish that you can prepare in under 15 minutes. Popular in Myanmar, Dan and I enjoyed this dish several times, mostly in Shan State. You can tweak the recipe to your taste, adding in […]




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 tempuras 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 This isn’t your typical curry. It’s not soupy and it’s not spicy. This curry is unique to an area of Myanmar called Inle Lake. The reason it’s unique is because they use a special kind of tofu that is only made in […]




Nutrition Abroad Takes a Cooking Class in Myanmar

Nutrition Abroad Takes a Cooking Class in Myanmar

A highlight of my trip to Myanmar was Mr. Min’s Cooking School in Inle Lake, Myanmar. ¬†They offer a unique style to a cooking school, with private classes instead of large group classes found in other cooking schools. Our teacher, Mr. Kyaw, took extra care […]




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 […]