The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Prawn masala packs a punch

With prawns fresh and reasonably priced at the moment, it's the ideal time of year to enjoy them.

 

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Slow food revolution at 9 Moo 9

While Chiang Mai is known as something of a foodie hub, the 9 Moo 9 Café and Gallery is a destination in its own right.

 

 

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Pumpkin it up

Dress up grilled prawns with smoked paprika and warm pumpkin sauce

 

 

 

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Hidden snack shack lures customers from Bogyoke Market

We walked past many food vendors, ignoring them all until we reached the pork-stick and fried vermicelli shop at the back of Bogyoke Market. It’s located near the bridge that goes over the railway and a bunch of unused steel construction materials – not exactly a nice environment.

 

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Peppered with pickles

A couple weeks ago, at City Mart in Yankin Center, I came across Shan-style pickles and got inspired to try them all. I love these spicy-sour treats.

 

 

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Mediterranean dishes shine at lushly gardened manor

The House Bar & Grill is situated in – what else? – a big, beautiful house, just down the road from Ginki Kids. You could sit inside, in the high-ceilinged, spare but gracefully adorned rooms, but if it’s not raining you’ll probably want to head outside to enjoy the garden.

 

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