Category: Asia

hot and sour soup - potage pekinois

China: Hot and Sour Soup

In the United States, it is called hot and sour soup, and the Chinese call it 酸辣湯, literally “peppered soup with vinegar”.



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China: Spring Rolls

This month, we are celebrating New Year, not the Christian new year that just passed, but Chinese new year, which will be celebrated on January 28. This year, we are welcoming the Year of the Rooster, and we are starting with a Chinese appetizer classic: spring rolls.



mohinga

Burma: Mohinga

“Burma? Mohinga? Hmmmm what is it? Yes! I’d love to taste ”



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Burma: Golden Egg Curry

For my last stop in Myanmar this month, I opted for a unique version of recipe known throughout Southeast Asia under different names: golden egg curry, also called bae ou chin hin.



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Burma: Lahpet Thoke (Fermented Tea Leaf Salad)

As we know by now after spending half a month in Myanmar, the country is really known for its very unique, healthy and fragrant salads. Today, I decided to share with you the famous Burmese fermented tea leaf salad, also known as lahpet thoke.



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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.