Burmese Desserts


Gin Thoke (Ginger Mix) Palm Sugar Sago? (Thagu-Pyin)? Seaweed Jelly? Rich Semolina? (Sanwinmakin) Hidden Treasure Monpetok) Moh Let Saung (Coconut Milk with Sago) Coconut Cream Sherbet (Shwe-Yin-Aye) Wrapped Bananas? (Kauknyintok) Mango Cake Gin Thoke (Ginger Mix) This after meal digestive tid bit is pronounced jintho . The Burmese are a very relaxed people. They sit … Read more Burmese Desserts

Burmese Names

Meanings of Myanmar Names Almost every syllable has its meaning in Myanmar language. Names of towns, names of people, all have meanings. And they are interesting. Names of Myanmar Towns Yangon: Formerly called Rangoon in English. Means “end of strife” Dagon: Derived from Tain-goat-tra Mandalay: Named after the Mandalay Hill. Derived from Pali word “Mandalar”, … Read more Burmese Names

Burma Vegetarian Dishes

Vegetarian recipes - Burma / Myanmar

Brown Rice with Sesame Vegetables Vegies with Peppers Chin Hin Beans Sprouts with Beancurd Chayote Leaves or Gourd Leaves w/ Soybean Powder Spiced Coconut Sweet Potato Coconut Fruit Rice Tofu & Turnip Saute Vegie Salad Split Pea Fritters Okra Bitter Melon (Carilla) Fried Roselle Leaves –(Chin Baung Kyaw) Katen Joshi (Burmese lentil soup) Schwe Payon Hinjo … Read more Burma Vegetarian Dishes

Kings of Burma

Culture of Kabul

Many Thanks to: www.friesian.com The Burmese speak a Sino-Tibean language, more closely related to Tibetan and Karen than to Chinese itself. But, despite frequent political and military involvement with China, Burma has always been a sub-Indian culture, with Theravadin Buddhist religion and a Sanskrit based alphabet. The interesting circular form of Burmese letters is a consequence … Read more Kings of Burma

Historical Myanmar and Burmese Clothing

Around AD 1000, women clothes of the Pyu era, were made from silk and cotton.  During the Bagan period, embroidered shawl is worn over the shoulders as a popularity. They also had bands around their arms.  During the Yadanar Bon period, a Htai Ma Thein Jacket is worn with Anoh. Emerald shawl is wrapped over … Read more Historical Myanmar and Burmese Clothing