Yangon Post

Meet the Rangoon Sisters!

Meet the Rangoon Sisters!

We introduced you to these guys back in the summer, when salads were on the mind. Well, here we are in deepest winter and they're BACK to take you to Burma in your minds, and through your taste buds.

A quick reminder...Amy and Emily are "two greedy sisters cooking traditional Burmese food". Obviously, we have a lot in common. They were born and bred in England but have Burmese heritage and have been wowing the crowds across London with their supper clubs for years (pre-covid), and since last Spring with their eponymous cook book. And lucky us, because they have indulged Sophie with lots of greedy questions. Here goes...

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Missionaries in Myanmar

Missionaries in Myanmar

Three years ago we were in Loikaw, a town in Kayah State in the east of Burma, chatting to Phillips. Phillips told us an extraordinary story...

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Gift-giving in Burma

Gift-giving in Burma

What to give and when if you're giving somebody a gift in Burma

’Tis the season of giving.
 

The Burmese are a generous nation, and gifting is a key part of their culture. The gifts aren’t what you expect though. Here’s a short guide of what to gift, and when.

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Give a Gift from Warmer Climes

Give a Gift from Warmer Climes

None of us have been able to travel very far this year, and everyone's desperate for a little bit of sun.

Well, we've got a nice compromise for you.

Give something that has come from a place where the afternoon shadows are dappled and warm...

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Something handmade feels right this Christmas

Something handmade feels right this Christmas

It's been a strange year. Give them something textural, beautiful, and made by somebody who really cares.

Something solid, sturdy and natural.

These things have been made very slowly, from natural materials, and should last a lifetime.

A gift that will help them feel grounded, whilst letting them travel in their minds to warmer climes.

Happy Shopping!

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The Wonky Sale is Back!

The Wonky Sale is Back!

Welcome to the Wonky Sale!

These are the things that we can't sell full price. Some of them have little chips, scratches or marks, some have been slightly in the wars, and some are just a little bit wonky.
But they are all still beautiful, and perform their jobs wonderfully.

And we aren't in the business of throwing away perfectly good things, so want you to have the chance to give them happy homes.

Anyway, who doesn't love the underdog...? Particularly when it's a steal.
Happy shopping!

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