In addition to the tea-drinking culture that is a delight for many visitors to discover on their holidays in Burma, local cuisine has several dishes featuring tea leaves.
The most famous of these would be this pickled tea-leaf salad, which offers a perfect balance of soft and crunchy
When mentioning barbecue, many people immediately think of meat. But barbecue in Rangoon is also suitable for vegetarian. Herbivores and carnivores alike will find an endless choice. Opt for food...
Similar to the Indian Thali, this meal made up of multiple small dishes features uniquely Burmese flavors.
Chapati is an unleavened flatbread (also known as roti) from the Indian subcontinent. It is a common staple of cuisine in South Asia as well as among South Asian expatriates throughout the world.
This dish of Burmese rice noodles with masala spices and lemon juice can be found in many city markets, and makes a great lunch.
These steamed banana-leaf parcels of rice, onion, leek and cabbage are a favorite in Shan State, and can make a very welcome and nourishing snack after a trek.
Mohinga is the unofficial national dish of rice vermicelli in a fish-based broth of onions, garlic, ginger, and lemon grass - all topped with sliced banana blossom, boiled eggs and fritters. This...