The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Beans from Bagan

An Aussie-style pork dinner gets an authentic Burmese twist, with a tasty traditional bean paste.

 

 

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Chic Japanese restaurant offers impressive menu and service

Ensconced in the Chatrium Hotel, the restaurant – its name means “amber” – offers more than 100 exemplars of Japanese cuisine, superintended by Mr Hiroshi, a 10-year veteran at Chatrium.

 

 

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Smokin' snakes

Our resident culinary expert Phyo with another tried and tested stovetop smoker recipe, this time featuring nga yant (snakehead fish).

 

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