Soe Thein

Interview with Soe Thein (Lime and Cilantro)

Born and raised in Myanmar, Soe Thein is born to a big family of devotees for anything food-related.


Burma: Green Tomato Salad

My second recipe of our culinary journey in Burma, yum makruatad keow, is a simple and delicious green tomato salad.

shan noodles - Shan khao swé

Burma: Shan Noodles

For our third Burmese recipe this month, I picked a very satisfying and easy recipe that pleased the entire family: Shan noodles or Shan khao swé.

ohn no khao swe

Burma: Ohn No Kauk Swe

Ohn no kauk swe is undoubtedly the most famous Burmese recipe after mohinga and it will be my first recipe of our Burmese trip this month.

chickpea tofu salad tohu thoke

Burma: Chickpea Tofu Salad

This month, we are headed to a Myanmar (or Burma), a Southeast Asian country with a lesser-known cuisine and very unique flavors. For my first stop, I decided to try one of the salads Myanmar is famous for: chickpea tofu salad, also known as tohu thoke.


Bulgaria: Mish-Mash

With my last Bulgarian recipe of the month, eggs will be honored! Indeed, mish-mash (миш маш) is none other than a Bulgarian omelette.


Interview with Ivo Piskov (Find BG Food)

Ivaylo Piskov aka Ivo is the culinary expert for Bulgarian cuisine on 196 flavors.


Bulgaria: Patatnik

We are almost approaching the end of our Bulgarian trip, and rather easy and comforting dish from the Rhodope Mountains region of Bulgaria: patatnik.


Bulgaria: Tarator

It would have been impossible to visit Bulgaria without talking about the famous tarator!

bob chorba

Bulgaria: Bob Chorba (Bean Soup)

Bob chorba (боб чорба) is one of the national dishes of Bulgaria and it is the recipe I chose for our fifth stop in the Balkan country this month.