Burmese chicken briyani

Dan Bauk: Burmese Chicken Curry and Rice Recipe

I’ve said this before, but I’m going to say it again. My mom is an awesome cook. What I miss the most when I’m traveling … Continue Reading →


Jinn Thoke

Jinn Thoke: Burmese Ginger Salad Recipe

Most of my knowledge of Burmese culture comes from my super-weird family. I can’t attest that I have any special insight into the customs and … Continue Reading →


Guest Post: Living the Chai Life

Arriving in India following a rather unsettling and turbulent flight, my initial instinct was to find a good cup of coffee to prepare myself for … Continue Reading →


Summertime: Refresh!

This past weekend gave me a sneak peek at Istanbul’s summer season. The weather went from mild and temperate in the low seventies to hot, … Continue Reading →


Cooking with İkbal: Turkish Tavuk and Pilav

This chicken dish is the equivalent to chicken noodle soup (just without the soup). İkbal showed me how to make it on a cold and … Continue Reading →


Cooking with İkbal: Ispanak

İkbal gave me a cooking lesson a few days ago for making ıspanak. It’s a fast, healthy and easy dish to make with mainly spinach … Continue Reading →