Classic Burmese laphet yay tea is a mix of evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and black tea.

Classic Burmese laphet yay tea is a mix of evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and black tea.
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“Tea shops are not just where people go to get good, cheap food,” says artist Kaung Kyaw Khine, 35, who earlier this year was featured in an art show in Yangon focusing on tea shops. “It’s a part of our culture, history, and where people go for all matters in life.”

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