Depending on what kinds of agricultural produce are available, as well as what local and regional flora and fauna have to offer many dishes is not only different but depending on the respective region also different in taste although they have the same name. Is it a coastal region, is the natural environment mountainous or flat, are there rivers, is it dry and arid or marshy and wet, is it hot, is it temperate, is it cold, is the ground sandy or rocky, what is the quality of the soil, how much water for irrigation is available? These and other things are determining factors for what the respective local cuisine has to offer and how it tastes. It was with some surprise that I soon encountered real problems because concerning the cuisine of the Bamar (this is obviously what the Bamar mean with 'Pure Burmese' cuisine) I found that I was trying to find something nothing is actually known about. In other words, no historical records about what the Bamar have eaten exist for which reason it cannot be said what and to what extent the Bamar have actually contributed to what is nowadays called 'Burmese' cuisine.
Italian cuisine is undoubtedly one of the best known and appreciated in the world and restaurants serving Italian cuisine in the world among the most popular by far, though often they have lost their ties with the homeland and the plates, therefore, have taken a local results, with crippling sometimes bordering on comedy. The great strength of Italian cuisine, and, paradoxically, also its limit, is the great diversity that characterizes it. The cuisine of most states has a variety moving from region to region according to differences in climate, land, and the historical ones. In Italy these factors is extremely varied and diverse, have brought Italian cuisine to what it is, a kitchen that is very different by simply moving a few hundred miles.
The answers to all the questions I will answer in this preface lie in the following. Not only but also with respect to the 'Burmese' cuisine it is a fatal (but, alas, quite often made) mistake to assume that Burmese and Bamar (Burman) is the same for it is definitely not. Burma is the country and the Bamar are one of the ethnic groups inhabiting Burma. Since the Bamar - also called Burman - constitute the largest ethnic group of this country the British named it after them Burma; and Burma's citizens are Burmese. But not every Burmese is a Bamar. Only members of the Bamar, which is one of Burma's ethnic groups, are Bamar. Subsequently, we have to differentiate between the country Burma, its citizens the Burmese and members of one of the ethnic groups of Burma, the Bamar. This means that there is a Burmese cuisine (the country's cuisine) and a Bamar cuisine (the ethnic group's cuisine) but these two cuisines are not the same. The problem with the original or traditional Bamar cuisine is that no one knows what dishes it comprises. The root problem with this is that no one knows where exactly the Bamar are coming from. If that would be known beyond any reasonable doubt we would also know what their cuisine is.
Ampoule Monday , April 16th , 2018 - 20:05:57 PM
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