Deemed the unofficial national dish of Myanmar, this humble bowl of fish soup with rice noodles is a winner in the hearts of locals and tourists alike. For the best bowl in town, head to the night bazaar at the Myoma Market and grab a sample street-side.
A Rakhine take on the iconic noodle soup, Mohinga, this exotic dish uses gravy with a thicker consistency, complementing the silky noodles and fresh seafood ingredients.
Savour the distinctive flavour of Myanmar with this traditional salad of pickled tea leaves. A testament to its important place in Myanmar cuisine, this local delight is celebrated in the popular Burmese expression: “Of all the fruit, the mango’s the best; of all the meat, the pork’s the best; and of all the leaves, laphet’s the best.”
Shwe Yin Aye
Literally translated to mean “make the golden heart cool”, this Asian take on coconut cream-flavoured sherbet is made with bread, various types of 'agar-agar' and coconut milk. Perfect for a warm afternoon, Shwe Yin Aye is a refreshing treat with a fascinating blend of textures.