Burmese Noodles · One-Dish Meal

Shrimp and Coconut Curry Pasta

If you are open enough to accept that pasta can still be delicious without EVOO, butter, cheese or tomatoes, you will love this recipe. East meets West in a silky, smooth way through this shrimp and coconut curry pasta which is made keeping in mind all those delightful flavors of Burmese coconut noodle soup, ohn-no-kao-swe.… Continue reading Shrimp and Coconut Curry Pasta

Side Dish

Stir-fried Straw Mushroom and Water Spinach

I will be introducing you to an ideal vegetable side dish of Burmese people, which features not one, but two vegetables in a leading role, straw mushroom and water spinach. If there is a contest for a match of vegetables made in heaven, this combo will be crowned a king. Both stars might be little… Continue reading Stir-fried Straw Mushroom and Water Spinach

Burmese Salad

Pickled Bean Sprout Salad

Beautifully and intricately constructed salads are a hallmark of Burmese cuisine. Burmese people’s love for their salads is evident in their everyday lives and every corner of the street. Burmese salads usually require an extensive list of ingredients, a bit of preparation and great patience. Making Burmese salads is a form of art where diverse… Continue reading Pickled Bean Sprout Salad