Traditional Food

Myanmar Stories

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.

The famous Burmese Breakfast menu

In Myanmar, breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day and locals start their morning with a hearty breakfast to give them energy for the day ahead.So, if you are curious about what Burmese people eat in the morning, read on! You might be surprised by some of the items on the list.

Exploring Local Foods Around Myeik Archipelago

Myeik is a wonderful location to explore natural Islands and delicious Cuisine. If you go to Myeik as a holiday trip, don't forget to try traditional foods and delectable seafood. On your Myeik itinerary, let's discover food from the Mergui Archipelago.

A must try: kayah sausages and wine

As Kayah has a diverse culture and rich traditions, there are some traditional foods and drinks that one must try if you are a first time visitor. This includes Kayah Traditional Sausages and Wine. Kayah Sausages is famous for its taste of the secret ingredient. What is included in the secret ingredient and how do they make it? Let's find out!!

The Goddess of Myanmar Agriculture

Ponemagyi Shin Ma is a hidden Nat worshipped by Farmers of Upper Myanmar. There are 37 famous Nats in Myanmar. These Nats are historical or legendary figures when they were human beings who had suffered exceedingly tragic or violent deaths and they became Nat Sein. Ponemagyi Shin Ma is not Nat Sein. She is not included in these 37 Nats as she is an ogress.

Mandalay Chinatown Night Market

Street food is one of the best things about traveling. It's a great way to try new things and get a feel for the local culture. And there's nothing better than finding a hidden gem in a busy market.

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 to a heavy Burmese style for traditional foods and snacks and its recipes, we selected the best traditional Burmese desserts for you!!

Discovering the different styles of tea leaf salad in Myanmar

People in Myanmar ferment tea leaves ,which can be used in the famous tea leaf salad “Laphet thoke”. But there are also pickled tea leaves called “A Nyunt”. All are types of Laphet. Would you wonder if Myanmar people eat tea leaf salad in many styles? Yes, there are actually different ways of living according to the local people's creativity. Learn more about tea leaf salad here....

Indaw a small town in the Sagain Region of Myanmar

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

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.

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.

Best food you should bring back from Ayeyarwaddy Region

Tips on what kind of food to buy when you are visiting Ayeyarwaddy region

Traditional Foods of Kayin State, Myanmar

Kayin people from Myanmar love to eat and share their traditional Kayin food. In this article from My Local Passion, local Kayin reporter Ri Cho advises you on what and where to eat.