Tag: Shan style food

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 more variety  of […]




Vegetable Tempura – Shan-Style

Vegetable Tempura – Shan-Style

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 substitute rice flour […]




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 that area. Instead […]




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 […]