AWED- BURMA Event Announcement

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I am happy to announce that I will be the guest hosting this month’s AWED started by Divya. You can read more about her and her easy recipes from her blog. I was always enthusiastic about the world cuisines so when I asked DK about hosting AWED, she immediately agreed. She inspires others to cook with easy and simple steps. 
This month we are going to our neighboring country Burma: Golden Land of Pagoda’s. Burmese cuisine is influenced by all its neighbors, Indian, Chinese and Thailand cooking. However, Burma has its own characteristic way of cuisine preparations, distinct flavors and even variations in regional cuisines. Read more from here
Burmese cuisine is famous for their salads which are considered as their fast foods and very poular. Beans, seafood, meat and poultry are major source of protein. Like other Asian countries, Burmese street foods are popular among the tourists as well as the locals. Common ingredients used in Burmese cooking are rice, wheat and rice noodles, glass noodles and vermicelli, potato, ginger, tomato, kaffir lime, lahpet (pickled tea), and ngapi (fish paste). Burmese dishes often use fresh fruits and vegetables.
Join me to unravel the vegetarian side of Burmese cuisine without a long flight journey, visa and jet lag. Explore the culinary adventures of the Golden Land of Pagodas (Buddhist worship place) in your little kitchen.
For recipe ideas take a look at these links:
Prepare any VEGETARIAN/ VEGAN dish from Burma and post it in your blog between now and June 30th 2010.
Link it to My Event Announcement and DK’s AWED announcement page.
You can send as many entries you want. 
Archives are welcome. Just update or repost and link it to us .
Non Bloggers can send me your entries in a word document with the picture of your dish (j peg).
Send me your entries to with the below details:
Mail Subject: AWED-Burma
Your Name:
Blog Name:
Blog URL:
Recipe Name:
URL of the recipe:
Picture of the dish:

Bon appétit


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  1. says

    Lovely theme Swathi. Happy hosting. I will try to pitch in some dish for you!

    I added your event to the events blog.


  2. says

    Oh wow! This is unique event that I have seen. Nice to see something like this here and explore new cuisines.