The Burma Cookbook won World’s Best Asian cookbook of the year at last week’s Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in Yantai, China. Competing against entries from some 205 countries and thousands of titles, The Burma Cookbook vied against four finalists from all books published in Asia. Authors Robert Carmack and Morrison Polkinghorne were in Shandong to receive […]
Discover a land of a million golden pagodas and two millennia of history on our Burma FoodTOUR. Upcoming Burma FoodTOURS: June-July 2015 Tour 1 – Tour 2 After a half-century hibernation from the world, Burma emerges as Asia’s most exciting destination. And few know this country better than Robert & Morrison –- we’ve hosted tours […]
My latest article made the front cover lead article in this month’s ANA Wingspan magazine. We’re hosting 2 Burma tours this year: Late June early July. Who wants to come?
Second printing of “The Burma Cookbook” arrived just in time for New Year’s. New blue band instead of the previous brown one. Order you copy thru good bookstores or via Amazon, Book Depository, et al. Send me your address & I’ll post you an autographed book plate to paste inside. Happy reading ’15! […]
OUR return visit to the Oregon coast this year. Last March Pelican Brewery Restaurant featured recipes from The Burma Cookbook — the dishes were a hit and sold out. So management asked us to return to their once a season Brewer’s Dinner. So we are here again in October. Lots of boutique brews last night […]
If I can eat this 72 oz/5 lb/3kg steak in one sitting, I get my meal for free. A great Portland gimmick since 1948. Should I attempt the challenge??? I have been eating here since I was a kid. My parents would drive an hour to take us there, to feed the hungry hordes. […]
Cookbook author Charles Pierce recipe testing cookies in his New York flat, and I was his hungry guinea pig this morning. We’ve known Charles since French days in La Varenne decades ago, and have been gifted by god for this long friendship.
My fave steak house in NY. This is their front window – looks more like a butchery than a restaurant. Porterhouse, For two, three, or four New York Sirloin Bone-In Sirloin Filet Mignon 10oz / 14oz39 / Ribeye Roast Prime Rib of Beef Veal Chop (Loin) Lamb Chops Chopped Steak www.gallaghersnysteakhouse.com
We had breakfast with food doyenne Anne Willan in Los Angeles, and made the front page! Or rather, the front page of her foodie blog: http://lavarenne.com/2014/10/the-hospitable-globetrotting-gourmets/ Better yet, the personally cooked us a very special breakfast: Socca: We had an overnight LAX transfer so Anne invited us over for these chickpea flour pancakes. No syrup, […]
My healthy dinner of grilled chicken breast, Burmese Butter Beans and Salty Pickle condiment, both from The Burma Cookbook. Plus corn on the cob + boiled potatoes.