People want to be remembered and they want to remember you; it's a feeling that we can all relate to. Nobody likes to be forgotten, nobody likes to be from the outside looking in, or in the case of Burma, from the inside looking out. The Burmese people don't want to lose that thread that has given them a connection to the outside world.
Food is a way to connect with home while on the road, share abundance, build new friendships and understand new cultures. Now at home, I'm compelled to cook these dishes to remind me of my travels and inspire friends to get out there. Here are five great local recipes to try out in the New Year