Burmese Food - Nomadic Boys

Burmese food startled us at first because it can be quite oily. And just as we started to get used to spicy foods (particularly after Sri Lankan food), we were surprised to find that Burmese food is quite mild – by Asian standards of course! The tea houses and street food scene of Yangon and variety of Burmese curries we tried in Mandalay kept these two greedy boys very happy.

Burmese food: curries in Mandalay

In Mandalay we stayed at the excellent Yoe Yoe Lay guesthouse with the really sweet owner Nan Bwe, who taught us about Burmese food, in particular how to prepare a Burmese meal. Burmese meals usually evolve around rice and many different curries. It reminded us a lot of the Sri Lankan ‘rice and curry’ whereby a meal involved many many little dishes of excitement.

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