Myanmar's melting pot of flavours

Until recently, the country lagged behind its Asian neighbours - the foodie big shots of India, Thailand and China - and its cuisine was one of Asia's least known. But now Myanmar is catching up.
Until recently, the country lagged behind its Asian neighbours - the foodie big shots of India, Thailand and China - and its cuisine was one of Asia's least known. But now Myanmar is catching up.PHOTO: CAROLINE PHILLIPS

It is said that the building up the road is inset with thousands of glittering diamonds and rubies.

Meanwhile, I am in a light and airy, bamboo-and-glass pavilion overlooking a lake dotted with purple lotus flowers.

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