I have loved Burmese food since I was a kid and have since lived in the United States and Asia. It is a rich cuisine with a long history and tradition. The most famous place to eat Burmese cuisine in this country is Mandalay, in Myanmar. My most favorite Burmese restaurant is Bintan, in Jakarta. One of the best restaurants in Jakarta is Nusa Dua, in Bali.
You may be surprised that I don’t like burmese cuisine or that my favorite place for it is in Bali. Burmese food is usually spicy and the spices that you’d find in Thai, Japanese, and Korean cuisines are all present. Burmese cuisines tend to be heavier, richer, and earthier in flavor. Burmese food is often served cold, with rice and a variety of sauces.
I don’t know, it seems more exotic when you can get it in a can.
Burmese cuisine is a blend of Thai, Indonesian, and Malay cuisines. The food is often quite large and meaty, and it’s typically served with rice, a variety of sauces, and a dipping sauce, usually a spicy sauce similar to Thai sambal.
It’s also a country that is home to a number of other exotic foods as well, like the prawn curry of the neighboring countries of Thailand and Malaysia. Burmese food also has a number of unusual tastes that are worth taking a moment to explore.
Burmese cuisine is one of the few places I know of that has a strong Vietnamese component. The dish that seems to be most popular is the dish called “pork” or “pow” which is a meat dish made of pork, often marinated in a spicy sauce. It’s often served with rice, fried rice, and a dipping sauce that is similar to what you might encounter at a Vietnamese restaurant.