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5 best ways to get around in Siem Reap

Arriving in Siem Reap is breathtaking: Coming by plane you will see the vast area of the Tonle Sap lake and may get a glimpse of Angkor Wat. Traveling by bus, you will enjoy the countryside. But then comes the challenge how to get around in Siem Reap. The good news is: You have a lot of choices. ...

How to make the best Khmer Curry (Samlor curry)

When we talk about food in Asia, Khmer curry (Samlor curry) as well as Thai and Indian curry is one of the first dishes that comes into our minds. The Khmer empire ruled once over large parts of what is today south-east Asia. As you can still see at the ancient site of Angkor Wat (which was built as ...

Kochkurs in Battambang – Erlebnis im Osten Kambodschas

Viel Reisende wissen nicht, dass Battambang die zweitgrößte Stadt in Kambodscha ist. Sie hat etwa 120.000 Einwohner und kulturell einiges zu bieten. Die Innenstadt hat noch koloniale Spuren. Ein Kochkurs in Battambang bietet sich in den zahlreichen traditionellen Häusern an. Unser Host Mony b ...

Kochkurs in Siem Reap: Lernen Sie Familien kennen

Die Kultur eines Landes kann man durch Sehenswürdigkeiten wie Angkor Wat in Kambodscha, vor allem aber durch Traditionen kennenlernen. Ein Kochkurs in Siem Reap gibt nicht nur Einblicke in die Landesküche, sondern auch in die Geschichte eines Volkes. Oder wussten Sie, dass das berühmte kambodscha ...

How to cook fish amok at home

One of the most famous dishes in Cambodia is fish amok. It’s a kind of curry, but with a very local twist when it comes to spices used in it. Many restaurants offer it, at Cambodian homes it is mostly cooked vor special occasions. If you want to know how to cook fish amok at home, just follow our ...

How to eat durian in Cambodia

Durian, also know as stinky fruit or The King of fruits, is an eatable fruit of a certain species of tree in Asia. It's famous for the strong odor, but also for it delicious creamy texture. In Cambodia you can buy durian at most local markets as well as from street vendors. Durian is usually farmed ...

A guide to: what is fish amok – the famous food in Cambodia

When you travel through Cambodia there is no way you can avoid fish amok. It's offered in most restaurants, but it's not an everyday dish in families. We wrote a guide about this typical food - you will learn what is fish amok and how is it made.  What is Cambodian Fish Amok?   What is Fi ...

Two new food adventures in Siem Reap

While slowly coming back, we already found two new host families to take part in the Dine With The Locals network of food adventures. An we can assure you great food and unforgettable experiences. Both families live in Siem Reap, both build new house, yet they look quite different. So are the experi ...

We are back: Enjoy food adventures with locals families in Cambodia

We had rough two years, but now we are back. Dine With The Locals will continue to connect travelers with local families in Cambodia (and in two cities in Vietnam) and provide great food adventures. We are finishing our process to update our lists of host and started to onboard new hosts.  [capt ...

Enjoy Cambodian food and Khmer hospitality

Slowly Cambodia is getting tourists again, we say an increase in requests compared to last your and got actual bookings.Dine With The Locals is operating again, but we had to make a few adjustments. Due to the challenges of the last two years and costs we had, as well as increased tax and food costs ...

An update for 2022: Dine With The Locals and food experiences in Siem Reap

Cambodia has finally re-opened its borders to international tourism. You do not need a PCR anymore nor get tested at the airport. However, prof of vaccination is still required. At Dine With The Locals we had a hard time during Covid-19. So far, no one of us or the hosts got seriously sick, although ...

Cambodian crispy rice with pork floss

Rice is something like the staple food in Cambodia. It is served at every meal. Most people eat regular cooked rice, but there are also variations, for example in delicious desserts. Another specialty is pot-fried Cambodian crispy rice with pork floss. Pork floss is soft, dried meat fibers from the ...