Pickled Tea Leaves
Food and Life in Myanmar

Vegetarian

6 posts
Traditional Burmese Sour Soup

Traditional Burmese sour soup: it is served in most restaurants, alongside platefuls of rice and little dishes with different curries. You can pour spoonfuls of it onto your rice and mix it with a curry, or you can just drink it right out of the bowl. Usually the restaurant staff will keep refilling your bowl of sour soup unless you ask them to stop; I rarely ask them to stopโ€”such...

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Beansprouts and Tofu, lightly fried

I am typically not a huge fan of either bean sprouts or tofu. However, this particular arrangement of the two has become a new favorite in our house. Some days, I donโ€™t get to the market early enough to get the best meat, and some days, I just donโ€™t feel like cooking meat; these sorts of days often come on the heels of meat purchases that proved to be tough...

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