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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 ...

Red Zones and a glimpse of hope in Siem Reap

Siem Reap had been largely spared from Covid-19 for a long time. While in Phnom Penh the city was paralyzed, people here could still go shopping and eat in restaurants. [caption id="attachment_2473" align="alignnone" width="300"] The back entrance to the Psa Leuy in Siem Reap market is cordoned o ...

Lockdowns, new roads and vaccinations in Siem Reap

The situation in Siem Reap has not improved in the past months; it is even getting worse for some people. Even if the construction work on the 38 roads that are being renewed is progressing, this has hardly any influence on the living situation of the people. Only a few have been able to get a job w ...

Siem Reap is under construction

The Covid 19 pandemic has turned Siem Reap into a ghost town. On Pub Street, almost all bars and restaurants are closed, and the road to the airport is lined with hotels with a "For Sale" or "For Rent" sign on the drawn bars at the entrance gates. The number of foreign tourists has dropped by over 9 ...