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Sweet and Fiery Chile Sauce

It may be just a coincidence, but none of Burmese dishes I’ve tried have set off any multiple-alarm fires in my mouth.   And that’s...

Golden Crispy Shallots and Shallot-Infused Oil

Before I move on to more Burmese entrees, salads and desserts, I thought it would be best to go back to the basics.  So...

Burmese Wilted Spinach Salad with Tomatoes and Crispy Golden Shallots

Although I always enter grocery stores with a very specific list, I rarely leave without a couple of impulse purchases.  And those extra items...

Burmese Shrimp Powder

So many Southeast Asian cuisines are known for their dishes that incorporate hot, sour, salty and sweet elements.  But Burma seems to place no...

Burmese Meatball Curry

Is it weird that I have go-to recipes for things like kimchi and Goan shrimp curry, but I don’t even have a meatloaf recipe?...

Burmese Golden Egg Curry

To all the shakshuka lovers out there:  I think you guys are really really going to like this one.  It’s the same basic format as...

Burmese Coconut Rice

As a child, the only time I ever really ate rice was when my mother made rice pudding.  We were a meat and potatoes...

Asian Broccoli with Garlic and Ginger

You’d think that since I have a food blog that I wouldn’t fall into ruts in my eating.  Sadly that’s not the case.   In...

Peppermint Bark Ice Cream

Fashonistas eagerly anticipate the September issues of fashion magazines; I eagerly anticipate the Williams-Sonoma holiday catalog, filled with all  sorts of goodies that a...

Maple Walnut Fudge

A couple years ago, when I was unable to travel to New England to see family for Christmas, my mother sent me a holiday...