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MANDALAY: Recipes & Tales from a Burmese Kitchen #MandalayBook (The Observer, The Mail & The FT’s Best Books 2019, shortlisted @GuildFoodWriter Awards 2020)

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Retweeted by Screaming MiMiWonderful Burmese coconut chicken noodles from @meemalee’s book. So good. https://t.co/l12IDerNXC
Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @erinehm Thank you! 😍 @maricarjagger @petefrasermusic Thank you! @jimeroo @petefrasermusic *preens* How’s country life? I feel like I should call you Farmer Jim 😆 @niranjwrite @PoppyCocktails This is sadly often true.Her name was Reeva Steenkamp. Once AGAIN, the male perpetrator is glorified in a dramatic trailer, while the female… https://t.co/sQYLpqhFYx
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Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @chrispople @jameskhansen You know you can buy sacks of the stuff for very little? It’s very similar to Burmese pi… https://t.co/I8CfVT8ADI @allanjenkins21 Haha! Anywho, the wonderful @jameskhansen has kindly updated the article for me since I’ve not gone… https://t.co/zisR0Ys78r @allanjenkins21 Thanks Allan x @jameskhansen @chrispople Which kinda sucks cos despite being a pork freak, I really love the subtler shio and shoyu too. @RJMrgn @petefrasermusic Ooh, and I’ve just been reminded of this https://t.co/CzSFMCo8hK @rankamateur I hate you 🤣Anyway, apropos of nothing, here’s breakfast Japan style. https://t.co/eW6Ld9q4CI
Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @erinehm Yayyy! @chrispople @jameskhansen Yup! Hakata (in Fukuoka) ramen is considered the OG. I once had to spend an entire hair… https://t.co/1WKOPlLa6B @hollowlegs @petefrasermusic ❤️❤️❤️ @erinehm Crispy noodle funtime! 😄Our fiction agent @hgweatherill is open to submissions! We’re looking for brilliant concepts, ambitious storytellin… https://t.co/qpLIKViHfa
Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @razzbingo Thank you! Though thoroughly updated by @jameskhansen ❤️Updated by the wonderful @jameskhansen as I’ve been living the pandemic life ... #TopRamen https://t.co/InK3KhTwqO @RJMrgn @petefrasermusic That munched him up like an old Twix (that’s the only line I remember from Mighty Boosh). @petefrasermusic “Mystery gardening accident” though 👀 @rachaelwilliams Yeah! It’s one of the things @Mrsflavourtown disliked about the movie Monsoon - there’s a scene wh… https://t.co/nfWfqlQdE2 @petefrasermusic Isn’t gluteus maximus your butt cheek rather than your stomach? @rachaelwilliams Sometimes! It can sound odd when you mix accents 😂18 people we know of have suffered already because of this. We don't know how many more may have done. Whatever you… https://t.co/BejwQr5lOi
Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @rachaelwilliams Plus I have a northern Burmese accent cos my folks are from upper Burma 🤣 @rachaelwilliams My pronunciation occasionally goes awry when I use a word I’m not that familiar with and my parent… https://t.co/nB3E32cBkn @rachaelwilliams Lmao, yeahBut folks don’t think poor people can lead bc they think poverty is a personal failure rather than a systemic one.
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Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @rachaelwilliams That’s not your fault though, is it? Just tell her she should teach you better then 😆 @rachaelwilliams You’re so welcome! And I’m always up for convo practice! Would be amazing to have someone other th… https://t.co/VNrNb30UkEPlease also enjoy this standfirst from a book published in *1929* ... (via @ASEAN Heritage & History) https://t.co/z6RYa1bnyUA sincere thank you to @DebbieStot & @the_ayeminthant for calling out our egregious oversight in not including loca… https://t.co/E0WxxQUZud
Retweeted by Screaming MiMiA Myanmar case study, but no Myanmar women on the panel...? https://t.co/FjpY6Zjf0M
Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @rachaelwilliams You can still learn! My husband has started using the Kenneth Wong course which I like the most -… https://t.co/DChfeCdfHjCitation for the UK higher education attendance statistic here https://t.co/9eZfPCO9c1This video is from *the 1950s* and shows a Burmese barrister - Daw Myat Thein, a woman - talking to a group of Amer… https://t.co/TWuMP2e59B @LaFearster I knew at least one person would deliberately misparse that. @GCR2P @GlobalJusticeC @UN_GP_RtoP @savita_pawnday @akilaGJC @DaviesSaraE @jocelyngetgen Not to mention this litera… https://t.co/2Il4R8N9Wa
Retweeted by Screaming MiMiShit like this is why I end up arguing with Western journalists about whether or not the Burmese have a word for “v… https://t.co/P4nndWjRN0 @KeepCalmFannyOn @GuildFoodWriter @sjfbilton Thank you again for joining the session! @marlenaspieler Thanks Marlena! I’m so glad you enjoyed! 🔶❤️One of the most delicious things i've made lately is the Burmese tofu of @meemalee Screaming Mimi. It was more deli… https://t.co/lZivyLqSmk
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Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @sourbeerdough @hwallop @kristainlondon @eatnativeuk I would RT, but this is too close to the discourse about foraging apples 😭I keep politics off my Twitter but when the food community rallies for good I can’t resist. Well played @nytfood fa… https://t.co/epBrDmuJoN
Retweeted by Screaming MiMiBritish Asian politicians in 2018: my dad was a bus driver! British Asian politicians in 2020: I will deport my own dad if I have to
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10/27
2020
@magicalgirlni @meemalee Massive ‘know your place, manual worker’ energy.
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Retweeted by Screaming MiMi @thinink Looks good, sis!Recreated one of my fave Vietnamese dishes thanks to @meemalee... Realised too late I'd finished mint but still a p… https://t.co/zMhV0mbTJM
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10/26
2020

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