Burmese Shrimp and Avocado Salad

On the side of the world I grew up in, avocado is a fruit strictly for smoothies and ice cream, smothered in evaporated milk or condensed milk. Then a guacamole came into my life, enlightening me that avocados can be much more than a sweet-creamy fare. While I still love them in my desserts, I... Continue Reading →

Red Lentil Soup

I have had the longest summer in my life this year from March till now, 3 months back in Yangon and 5 months here in Houston. So, a big temperature drop last night got me pulling out comfy sweaters and homey soup recipes to finally savor the cool, crisp atmosphere of fall outside. I did... Continue Reading →

Burmese Potato Chips

Looking for something to satisfy your salty cravings? And potato chips seem to be the best option? You have to try these homemade Burmese Potato Chips. This simple family recipe is a real crowd-pleaser and very easy to follow, requiring only five ingredients (Well… six, if you count the oil to fry). An aromatic and... Continue Reading →

Freshwater Shrimp Fritters

Today I am recreating a famous Burmese street food called Pazun Gwet Kyaw, which is a fritter made of succulent freshwater shrimps, onions and beansprouts. It is the best of both worlds when the shrimp fritters are golden and crisp on the outside and soft and sweet in the middle. Leaving the shrimps shell on,... Continue Reading →

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