hsa*ba - Burmese cookbook

by Tin Cho Chaw

100 simple authentic Burmese recipes

by Tin Cho Chaw

Stories, tips & unspoken secrets

by Tin Cho Chaw

Multi award-winning Cookbook

by Tin Cho Chaw

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Burman Kitchen

lunch at burman kitchen in granville

It’s always wonderfully exciting to find a new Burmese restaurant. I first went to Burman Kitchen, located in Granville, for lunch on a Saturday. It was a good sign to…

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yellow split pea fritter salad

A quick lunch of left-over Baya Kyaw (Yellow split pea fritters) broken into pieces and tossed with sliced tomato, toasted pieces of flat bread and wild rocket. Dressing is simply…

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burmese food at feel myanmar restaurant

“If you want Burmese food then I’ll take you to Feel Myanmar restaurant,” Myint Han, my cousin say to us. We squeeze into a taxi and head north passing Bogyoke…

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Tomato Salad

tomato salad with lime dressing

Warm evenings, chilled wine, eating outdoors; this colourful and aromatic tomato salad becomes a regular feature at our summer barbecues when the tomatoes are at their best. It takes little…

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Reviews & Awards

TimeOut

TimeOut Magazine

"Seldom does a book arriving with so little fanfare make such a splash in the kitchen….This book deserves to get widespread international recognition."

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Lonely Planet

Food memories: a taste of home

In the latest edition of lonely planet guide to myanmar, Cho writes about her visit to Burma with her husband and their memorable meal of hand-mixed noodle salad. Read the full article

Hello Magazine

Hello!

"The book is beautifully designed. It’s a rich, engaging tome that opens up the under-explored cuisine of this little-known country."

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 gormand

Gourmand
World Cookbook Awards

We are over the moon to have won 3 awards in categories: Best Recipes Book, Best Asian Cuisine Book and Best First Cookbook (Burma/Myanmar, 2009)

 

What our customers say…

Lynette M

hank you for such an amazing book! The pictures are a delight and I can smell the aroma of the recipes!

Donald

Delighted to find recipes my mum cooked for us as children. Fifty years on since leaving Burma, I can hopefully reproduce some culinary delights.

Kyaw – January 2011

I’ve browsed through your recipes and appreciate how you’ve presented the recipes that are uniquely Burmese. Thanks for not catering to the foreigner’s taste.

Rob – August 2012

I’ve tried a couple of your recipes and they are the first to taste like my Grandma’s & Great Nana’s cooking. Thanks for letting me remember them again through the taste of your food.