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By Naomi Duguid

Naomi Duguid’s heralded cookbooks have continuously transcended the class to develop into “something greater and extra important” (Los Angeles Times). each one in its personal approach is “a leap forward ebook . . . an incredible contribution” (The manhattan Times). And as Burma opens up after a part century of seclusion, who larger than Duguid—the esteemed writer of Hot bitter Salty Sweet—to introduce the rustic and its nutrition and flavors to the West.

Located on the crossroads among China, India, and the international locations of Southeast Asia, Burma has lengthy been a land that absorbed open air affects into its way of life, from the Buddhist faith to foodstuffs just like the potato. within the method, the folk of the rustic referred to now as Myanmar have constructed a wealthy, complicated food that mekes creative use of simply on hand materials to create fascinating style combinations.

Salads are the best access issues into the glories of this delicacies, with glowing flavors—crispy fried shallots, a squeeze of unpolluted lime juice, a splash of garlic oil, a pinch of turmeric, a few crunchy roast peanuts—balanced with a mild hand. The salad culture is versatile; Burmese chefs rework all types of meals into salads, from chook and roasted eggplant to spinach and tomato. And the attractive Tea-Leaf Salad is a signature dish in crucial Burma and within the japanese hills which are domestic to the Shan people.

Mohinga, a scrumptious combination of rice noodles and fish broth, provides as much as convenience nutrients at its most sensible. anyplace you pass in Burma, you get a touch various model simply because, as Duguid explains, every one quarter layers its personal touches into the dish.

Tasty sauces, chutneys, and relishes—essential parts of Burmese cuisine—will develop into mainstays on your kitchen, as will a fowl roasted with potatoes, turmeric, and lemongrass; a seafood noodle stir-fry with shrimp and mussels; Shan khaut swei, an astounding noodle dish made with pea tendrils and red meat; a hearty chicken-rice soup pro with ginger and soy sauce; and a breathtakingly uncomplicated dessert composed of just  sticky rice, coconut, and palm sugar.

Interspersed during the a hundred twenty five recipes are exciting stories from the author’s many journeys to this interesting yet little-known land. One such beautiful essay exhibits how Burmese ladies embellish themselves with thanaka, a white paste used to guard and beautify the surface. Buddhism is a crucial truth of Burmese existence: we meet barefoot priests on their morning quest for alms, in addition to nuns with shaved heads; and Duguid takes us on excursions of Shwedagon, the amazingly grand temple complicated on a hill in Rangoon, the previous capital. She takes boats up Burma’s large rivers, highways to locations inaccessible by means of street; spends time in village markets and residential kitchens; and takes us to the farthest reaches of the rustic, alongside the way in which introducing us to the interesting humans she encounters on her travels.

The most sensible method to find out about an surprising tradition is thru its foodstuff, and in Burma: Rivers of Flavor, readers will be transfixed through the splendors of an historical and lovely nation, untouched by way of the skin international for generations, whose uncomplicated recipes pride and fulfill and whose individuals are one of the such a lot gracious on earth.

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2 tablespoons thin European cucumber strips (about 3 inches long) Ice cubes 2 ounces vodka 1 ounce St-Germain (elderflower liqueur) 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3 fresh mint leaves, torn Sparkling apple cider, sparkling wine, or sparkling water to top off the drink seriously simple parties 56 ap p etizers Warm Sweet & Spicy Mixed Nuts 58 Herbed Garlic Cheese Bread 59 Parmesan Dip 60 Parmesan-Artichoke Dip 61 Hawaiian Ahi Dip 62 Grilled Artichoke Halves with Grilled Tomato Aioli 63 Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs with Burrata & Port & Balsamic Syrup 65 Tapas Platter 66 Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Mango Cocktail Sauce 68 Smoked Salmon with Crispy Shallots & Dilled Cream 70 Grilled Chicken Skewers with Yogurt-Mango Curry Sauce 71 Chicken Drumettes with Romesco Sauce 72 57 appetizers Mini–Corn & Crab Cakes with Grilled Tomato Aioli 67 warm sweet & spicy mixed nuts These nuts, adapted from a recipe in The Union Square Cafe Cookbook, are addictive.

That makes it really simple to host this get-together. If you freeze the pancakes, make sure to reheat them until they are very hot and crispy. Matzo brittle might seem odd for a fall dessert, but in fact it can be enjoyed year-round. It never fails to be a conversation starter. Keep in mind this is also a dinner you could prepare for the Passover holiday with just a few minor changes. Eliminate the potato pancakes and serve Roasted Herbed Fingerling Potatoes (page 164) instead. It’s always hard to say goodbye to summer.

If you will be serving sauces, pick up some small sauce bowls as well. You can find these pieces at cookware or restaurant supply stores as well as housewares stores. menus These menus are a starting point for you. They begin seasonally with autumn because that’s when most people start entertaining again after a relaxing summer. There is also a group of menus for year-round parties (see page 43). Don’t feel you need to make every dish on a menu. You can always add or subtract dishes or substitute a simpler dish when you are short on time.

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