Travel Burma with authors of The Burma Cookbook, awarded Asia’s best cookbook at World Gourmand, and founders of The Globetrotting Gourmet food tours, Robert Carmack and Morrison Polkinghorne.
Burma’s cuisine is rich and varied, uniquely different from neighbouring India, China and Thailand. Taste the heritage foods of the country’s immigrant populations, and regional specialties. Explore a world where time stood still, but whose culinary delights trek new roads.
Tour One begins in Mandalay and ends in Rangoon/Yangon, including Up Country, Inle Lake and Bagan. The nine-day itinerary runs from 25 September-3 October, 2016 for US$3,299*. asianfoodtours.com/tour-one
Tour Two begins and ends in Rangoon, including Yangon and Environs tour. The six-day itinerary runs from 3-8 October, 2016 for US$2,299*.asianfoodtours.com/tour-two
Combine both tours for a 14-day itinerary for US$5,349*.
Robert is a native of America’s Pacific Northwest and long time Sydney resident. He is author of five cookbooks, sold the world over in both English and foreign-language translations, and is a popular television food stylist. Robert regularly conducts lectures at cooking schools in the US. www.robertcarmack.com
Morrison is an Australian-born textile designer and authority on antique Asian fabrics and hand-loom weaving techniques. He represents prestige interior designers and his company, Passementeries, exports world-wide. www.passementeries.com
Robert and Morrison reside in Battambang, Cambodia where they operate luxury Bed & Breakfast, Bric-à-Brac, in the old colonial quarter. Each room a design statement, it also includes a sunset bar and boutique gift-shop. www.bric-a-brac.asia