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To try Esther’s delicious cooking, head to the Taste of Myanmar Facebook page to order: https://www.facebook.com/Taste-of-Myanmar-104182789032197/

Taste of Myanmar is open Monday and Thursdays from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. Esther requires 48 hours notice- pick up is in West Auckland. Details will be provided once you finalise your order. All home kitchens featured in this series are Council certified.

This is a special 3 part series about 3 women who came to Aotearoa New Zealand as refugees and over the past couple of years have set up successful businesses cooking and selling food from their home kitchens.

Today we’re taking you into the home of Esther Taithul. Esther’s cooking is a way for her to introduce others to Myanmar culture and for her to stay connected. She graduated from Iti Rearea Collective’s Soar programme and has built up her home kitchen into a business called Taste of Myanmar. Iti Rearea is a collective made up of not for profit organisations- they work with refugees and migrant communities to set up successful small businesses by providing business mentoring and micro-financing.

If you are a former refugee or migrant and are interested in setting up your own small business talk to Iti Rearea Collective to see if they can help: https://www.itirearea.co/

Special thanks to Lisa Lopeti and Suzanna Mak of Iti Rearea Collective for helping us bring this series to life, to Esther for welcoming us into her home and sharing her story with us and Pwint Soe for translating during the shoot and in the editing phase.

Subtitles translated by Pwint Soe, Professional Translator.

Refugee to chef | Myanmar fried chicken


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