Yangon Post

Burma Calling: An Ode to Burmese Mothers

Burma Calling: An Ode to Burmese Mothers

It’s very rare in Burma to sit down in a café with a baby on your lap, and not have it whisked away within seconds by a cooing waitress. You often don’t even have time to open the menu, before your child is happily munching on bread in the kitchen under the careful watch of a band of temporary mothers.

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Globetrotting: Sydney

Globetrotting: Sydney

Heading for some winter sun in Sydney? Great idea. Here's how to do it, thanks to our resident expert, Katherine. It's an outdoor lifestyle, so pack your flippers and your factor 50, ready to work up an appetite for all the foody fun that comes afterwards.

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Kalinko Living: Meet MiMi Aye

Kalinko Living: Meet MiMi Aye

We’ve written about Burmese food before, and chatted about where to try it in London. But there’s never been an easy for us to help you try it out at home….until now!

Chef and author MiMi Aye, who was British-born to Burmese parents, released her book MANDALAY: Recipes & Tales from a Burmese Kitchen last Summer, and has made seismic steps for Burmese food in kitchens beyond Burma. She agreed to chat to us and tell us all about why her book has been so successful, what Burmese food really is, and how it has defined her life. 

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Burma Calling: getting off the beaten track

Burma Calling: getting off the beaten track

You know that feeling when you look at a view and you suddenly feel really tiny? When you go somewhere new and see people living their lives in a way totally different to yours, and you reassess everything? When you remember that if you pop your bubble for a bit, you suddenly see everything in technicolour.

That's why we travel. And in our book, the further from our normal lives the better.

We like to get way, way off the beaten track.

Here's Burma's path-less-trodden, and how to do it:

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