About the book:
Both a food-centered travelogue and recipe book, 0451 Mornings are for Mont Hin Gar explores regional Burmese cuisine, taking the reader on a journey through the country’s vast and varied culinary landscape. Filling its pages are food stories gleaned during travels all over the country, from Mandalay teashops to Waymo eateries, from Rakhine markets to Bagan and Mawlamyaing home kitchens. Laden with information on local ingredients and cooking methods, one can expect recipes for staples, such as fermented tea leaf salad and mont hin gar, the ubiquitous fish noodle soup in the title, as well as more unusual dishes, such as Kyaing Tong peanut tofu salad, Chin white corn porridge and a curry of pork, fermented sesame paste and citron leaves from the arid central plains.
Publisher: Xochipilli Press
Publication Date: 2015
Size: 275 x 215mm
About the author:
Bryan Koh has contributed food and travel articles to magazines in Singapore such as Prestige, Designaré and the online AsiaOne. He majored in Mathematics at the National University of Singapore and went on to pursue a Masters of Management in Hospitality at the Cornell-Nanyang Institute.
In 2014, he wrote and co-published his first book, Milk Pigs & Violet Gold, with the Holy Angel University in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines, which discusses regional Philippine cuisine. The book has won two prizes, Best Book on Food at both the 33rd National Book Awards and the Pupul ning Banwa awards. His second book on regional Burmese cuisine, 0451 Mornings are for Mont Hin Gar, is his first to be published by Xochipilli.
Awards for 0451 Mornings:
Winner, Best Asian Cookbook in Singapore – Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2016