Burmese Egg Curry

A delicious, exotic and nourishing dish from Burma. Try this recipe for egg curry in Burma’s signature tomato gravy.

Burmese Fried Prawn and Bean Sprouts Salad

You can get this salad at Bo Kyoke Market in Yangon, Myanmar. Crispy and delicious! Naomi Aung gives us the details and a translation of the recipe from this website. Pazon Khwat Gyaw Thoke is a crispy nest of bean sprouts with shrimps on top. Make the salad with noodles and a sweet & sour […]

Burmese Mont Lin Ma Yar

I recently had a wonderful interaction with a Burmese food lover over a photo I had posted on facebook of the famous Burmese Mont Lin Ma Yar. These delicious street corner snacks are a real treat, I wish I could get them on the corner downtown Vancouver, BC! She kindly translated the recipe for me […]

Burmese Dining in London

I was very excited to get a message from a friend in London who was taking her man out for his birthday dinner to Mandalay, which is a very good Burmese restaurant in London, one of the few Burmese restaurants outside of Myanmar in the world. There is also a very good one in San […]

Burmese Semolina Cake

One of my favorite places to get this cake in Yangon is at at little hole-in-the-wall fresh coffee shop on Sule Pagoda Road. In Burmese this cake is called San Win Ma Kin. 1/2 c semolina (substitute cream of wheat) 1/2 c sugar 1 c coconut cream 1 c warm water 3 eggs (beaten) 1/4 […]

Burmese Cuisine

An Introduction to Myanmar Cuisine by Ma Thanegi I had a great opportunity to meet Ma Thanegi, the amazing lady who authored this book, while in Myanmar (Burma). She is full of the spirit of adventure and has had some amazing experiences in her travels that she shares with vibrant energy. She has also written […]

Tenderly Tossed Burmese Salads

The Burmese make some of the most sophisticated, nutritious and delicious salads I have come across in my world travels. My favorite place to get a hand-tossed salad in Yangon is near Sule Pagoda.

VJR’s Burmese Masala

VJR the Burmese-Indian chef who taught me this recipe made the best samosas faster than anyone I have ever seen. This spice mix is used for mutton, pork, chicken, vegetables or beef and is not used with seafood. small handful cloves 1/2 c cumin 1-2 t hulled cardamom seeds small handful of star anise 1 […]

HD 104 – Burmese Tomato Salad

Burmese tomato salad is easy to make, delicious and nutritious. This video recipe shows how to make this signature dish of Myanmar.

Burmese Red Lentil Soup

Serves 4 1 c red lentils 1 small onion, sliced 3-4 cloves garlic, sliced ½ t turmeric 1 T oil 4-5 c chicken broth or water salt or fish sauce to taste black pepper Method: Put ingredients in a pot and simmer until the lentils are very soft.