Hosts


Enjoy a meal and talk with locals in Cambodia

EVENT: Cooking Khmer curry and more on a silk farm on 6.10.2019

Khmer food might be available at many places, but have you ever tried to make it yourself? On Sunday, 6.10.2019, we invite guests to cook together at our host Naysim's house. She is a passionate cook and loves to share her knowledge with ours. We have limited seats to 10 people, to make it still a n ...

Celebrate Pchum Ben with a local family in Phnom Penh

Phanny and her family celebrate every year  one of the most important religious festivals in Cambodia: Pchum Ben. It is translated as "Ancestors Day", but actually lasts up to 14 days and is as important as the Hungry Ghost festival. The festival marks also the end of the buddhist lent and the rain ...

EVENT: Cooking with locals for Expats on October 6th.

Join up to 10 people in a cooking event tailor-made for expats in October 6th . We meet at Sarath's house, one of our most popular hosts. Together we cook three Khmer dishes, two of them less known and then have a fantastic lunch together with their family. We start at 11 am with a brief tour ...

Phanny: Recipes from ancient times

Phanny and her family live in the northern part of Phnom Penh, where it’s less crowded, yet not far from the town. She herself does not speak English, but her husband is fluent in English and French. Ms. Phanny was a vice president of one lower secondary school in Phnom Penh (formerly Kandal provi ...

Make Khmer street food in the morning

Ms. Hong Ginlai is a women in her 40s and the proud owner of a street food restaurant in siem Reap. Previously she worked in a restaurant with her mother, from her she learned cooking. She is passionate about food, and that why she offers up to 15 dishes during the day. Every morning she goes to the ...

Vannarith: Enjoy the Angkor forest

Ms. Vannarith and her family live in a small Khmer house, surrounded by trees in Siem Reap. It is part of the Angkor forest and on the way to the famous temples (NO ANGKOR TICKET NEEDED). The family also has a small chicken farm in the back yard as well as a beautiful garden. While the husband is wo ...

Sareth: Explore a mushroom farm and a secret

Sareth and her family live near the Siem Reap river in the south part of the town, where it's less crowded. She is an English teacher, but the family also grows mushrooms and bananas on the premises.The family also have another business: Breeding crocodiles. But there are no animals harmed, only the ...

Yem Panha: Organic farm and vegetables

Yem Panha runs her own organic farm near Battambang (15 min drive), and is passionate about food and healthy lifestyle. She is working hard and supports her family with the vegetables she is growing and selling, but she also gets help from some members of her family. Here you can eat with locals in ...

Naysim: Silk farm and Beef Lok Lak

Naysim and her family own a silk producing and weaving business as well as a fruit farm. You will take the ferry to come here, but it's a beautiful scenery on the way. If you want, take your bicycle with you and explore the surroundings. Best time for this experience is for lunch.  ...

Sarin Tuoch and Kosal: Khmer food in an ancient house

Sarin Tuoch and his wife Kosal live in a traditional Khmer wooden house along the Sangker river in Battambang. They grow many kind of fruits herbs and vegetable around the house. Come a bit earlier and watch (or help) cooking the meal and learn about how its done. ...

Vannak Khun: Chat over a meal with a passionate artist

Vannak Khun is a talented modern artist and photographer, living and working in his place in walking distance from the Central Market in Phnom Penh. His photographs are a dialogue between the modern life and the desires of Khmer people. His house is decorated with his wooden sculptures. He has a lov ...

Srey Moch: Stories from a former Apsara dancer

Srey Moch's  house is a more modern house by local standards in Siem Reap, made of bricks and concrete, but still with Khmer style. She kept her garden, where she grows herbs and spices for the local food and where the dollar tree is located (ask her about it). Her helper is her mum, who also makes ...