Cuisses de poulet a la puree de patates douces (Chicken thighs with mashed sweet potatoes) – Burkina Faso

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Tonight’s meal was from BURKINA FASO. Yesterday, I told my family we were doing Burkina Faso and Scott’s reaction was – is that even a country? I’ve never heard of it. I told him it was in Africa? Are you sure?, he asked. I let him know it was a French speaking country and he […]

Nga phe thoke (Burmese salad with fish cakes) – Burma

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Winding down the B’s…B is for Brother, Buddhist, Bhante, Burma and Blog. Tonight’s stop on our culinary voyage was inspired by my Brother, Bhante Bhikkhu Subhuti who lives in….Myanmar, formerly known as Burma…and to some, still known as Burma. My brother is a Buddhist monk who has been living in a monastery for years. He […]

Burmese Kaukswe (Tofu with Yellow Coconut Curry) – Burma

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We decided to do another burmese dish in tribute to my brother Bhikkhu Subhuti, who was kind enough to help me make this blog a reality. In his other life (pre-monk life) he was a highly skilled programmer… and now he occassionally uses his skills to help others, but generally tries not to spend to […]