The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Impress with lacy lotus roots

This week, add deep-fried lotus root chips for sweetness. 

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Search for the perfect dosa ends at AV’s

Some buzz in the social media sphere led me to discover AV’s, a non-descript South Indian breakfast and snack shop across the street from the Theinbyu Road tennis courts. One expat vouched for the authenticity of the place, lauding food that aroused fond memories of backstreet Mumbai snack houses. It didn’t disappoint.

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Add some spice with wasabi

This week in the kitchen, we’ll be experimenting with wasabi, a rich yet versatile condiment that can add spice to even the simplest recipe.

 

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All’s Phayre on Pansodan Street: A charming new restaurant and bar comes downtown

As the front page of the menus at Phayre’s Gastronomy explain, the new restaurant takes its name from Arthur Purves Phayre, a the first Commissioner of British Burma who at one time had the street we now know as Pansodan Road named after him.

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Flash in the pan Quick veggie meals for lent

This week, Chinese cuisine inspires hearty vegetarian dishes.

 

 

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Outposts of the (ever-expanding) empire: Parami Pizza open for business

Parami pizza, the latest offering from the Union-Gekko hospitality juggernaut, provides a family-friendly venue poised to cater to the apparently booming expat population out toward 8 Mile.

 

 

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Herbal essences: Hearty Italian roasts

Our resident culinary expert Phyo with a hearty Italian dish that can be whipped up with locally-sourced ingredients.

 

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Jing Hpaw brings the tastes of the far north to Yangon

Short of travelling up to Myanmar’s northmost region, one of the best places in the country to satisfy a craving for traditional Kachin food is Jing Hpaw restaurant in Yangon's Sanchaung township.

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Delectable drinks and bites tempt extra orders

Yangon's swankiest colonial do-over delivers with its elegant nibbles and heady cocktails.

 

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Vege for lent? Go Shan

Phyo with some recipes that will see you through Buddhist lent, without compromising on flavour.

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