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Myanmar is famous for its vast variety of foods, many of its dishes are not found anywhere else. Each region has there own flavors and dishes. Here you find a selection Traditional Myanmar Food articles to guide you to taste the best traditional dishes.
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How We Make The Delicious Myanmar Ngapi : Shrimp & Fish Paste

Delicious Ngapi is made with small shrimps and fish. To obtain Ngapi, local people salt fish and small shrimps, dry salted fish and shrimp under the sun and pound them in a mortar. The duration of fermentation to get Ngapi takes 3 to 5 months which will vary according to different types of Ngapi. Some Ngapi makers add a little oil or salt to the paste to help preserve it, while others allow it to ferment naturally. For more information, see here....

Nga Pi (Shrimp & Fish Paste) Market in Dawei

Nga Pi is mostly made with small shrimps and it sometimes contains small fish. Local people salt small fish and tiny shrimps, place them in the sun and then pound them in a mortar to make Nga Pi. The pot's ferment duration to obtain Nga Pi takes 3 to 4 months. Check here for more info.......

Dawei Traditional Food: Mote Latt Thouk

Dawei the capital of Tanintharyi region in the south east of Myanmar is surrounded by mountains, beaches, waterfalls, and historical pagodas. But also home to the traditional Dawei food: Mote Latt Thouk. When you visit Dawei, you should try Dawei Mote Latt Thouk find out more about this delicious food in this article.

Traditional Burmese Desserts You Must Try

If you're looking for a perfect end of a heavy Burmese style meal, we selected the best traditional Burmese desserts for you!!

Indaw a small town in the Sagain Region of Myanmar

Learn more about Indaw a small town in the Sagain Region of Myanmar.

Discover the different styles of tea leaf salad in Myanmar

Read all about Myanmar's Traditional Tea Leaf Salads.

Must-try Traditional Food of Myanmar

If you are looking for a truly authentic taste of Myanmar traditional food, be sure to try Mohinga, tea leaf salad, Shan noodle, Burmese tea, and Mone Lone Yay Paw which are all described in this yummy article.
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Edible Bird Nest from Myanmar

Edible bird nest is a high-value nutrition supplement that is obtained from the edible bird nest swiftlet. It is also known as the white-nest swiftlet which is a small bird of the swift family which is found in South-East Asia. Read more about this fascinating traditional food from Tanintharyi.