Sugar Cane


Smiles of Myanmar

Myanmar people are enchanting and very friendly. They always have a smile on their face and are ready to help you and chat with you. If you smile at anyone, you’ll get an amazing smile back! Check out the following photos and… SMILE! ;)In this first photo, my friend from a little tea stall on a Yangon street.

These two are mother and sister of the boy in the previous picture and are very special to me. They have a tea stall in the street which I went many nights for a quick dinner. The only thing she could offer me to eat was “tomato mix”. First time I said, ok, don’t know what it is but go ahead. It was delicious! Tomatoes, nuts, onions and many spices!

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Sugar Cane: Freshly Squeezed on the Streets of Myanmar

Posted on April 11th, by Juan in Food & Drink, On the Street. 2 comments

On the streets of Myanmar you can often hear the sound of bells coming from the sugar cane stalls. Vendors keep turning the wheel even if they are not squeezing sugar cane just to catch customer’s attention.

Vendor peeling a sugar cane. The cane comes with a dark husk as you can see on the right side of the picture. Vendors remove this outer rind and then place the remaining cane in a bucket of water.

First step to making the juice is to pass the cane through the rollers on the outer edge, which has blades to break the cane apart.

Second step involves passing the cane through the main part of the rollers several times to squeeze out the juice, which then drips into a bowl below.

Happy vendor with a glass … Read More »






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