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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...

Classic French Beef Stew (with an Asian Twist)

Beef cubes simmered in a red wine and beef broth until it’s so tender that it can be cut with a spoon?  Purely French. That...

Chocolate Hazelnut Financiers with Chocolate Ganache

I think I need help.  I can’t seem to stop making financiers and financier-like mini tea cakes.  But after the recent successes of the...