The Myanmar Times
Monday, 01 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

How to set up a Japanese pantry

My columns in the past two weeks on Japanese cuisine and fusion have drawn some comments from friends and readers. Some would like to try Japanese cooking, but they’re worried about the cost of the ingredients and wasting them.

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Lavazza cafe delivers great coffee but mediocre meals

Named for the world-famous Italian coffee that it brews, Barista Lavazza has lured me a couple of times since it opened two months ago with its tasty espresso and Oreo cheesecake.

 

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Turning Japanese

Phyo experiments with wasabi, deploying its undeniable kick to maximum effect in this week's recipe for squid salad.

 

 

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Chin fare front and centre at The Rih Lake

If you haven’t tried Chin food before, Yangon's Rih Lake restaurant is a good place to do so.

 

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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

AV's is a humble Indian diner that stirs fond memories of backstreet Mumbai snack houses.

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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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