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Written in 1978, this is still the best Burmese cookbook around and worth tracking down; it's the only book that I'll refer to when I write my own Burmese recipes. It's straightforward, honest Burmese home cooking and, as the title suggests, there is advice on how to hold a Burmese dinner party, which, although out of date, is nevertheless absorbing. My only criticism is that most of the Burmese names for the dishes are missing, and those that are there are poorly Romanised so as to bear little resemblance to how they are actually pronounced ...