Tag: cooking class

Food in Cambodia: All you need to know

The first time I came to Cambodia was 2004. I was a tourist, had no clue about the country and the culture. The first thing I did  after leaving the ...

Rain season and floods in Cambodia: Is it safe to travel now?

Media, government agencies and tourists are reporting heavy rain and floods in Cambodia. August is always a month with heavy storms since it is rain ...

The Khmer dessert from the tree

Num pleae-ay, fake fruit cake, (នំផ្លែអាយ) is a sweet and yummy Khmer dessert consisting of a piece of palm sugar, wrapped in ...

When you visit a local market in Cambodia

Have you ever visited a market in Cambodia?  Each village has such a small market, which is definitely worth a visit.  In the cities there are big ...

Street food in Cambodia – all you need to know

The small street food dishes you can buy at street stalls in Bangkok have made street food world famous. In Cambodia, too, there are small stalls in ...

Food in Angkor Wat: Look at the carvings

Those who come to Angkor Wat are impressed not only by the sheer size of the religious site, but also by the detailed stonework. In many columns, ima ...

When the grandmother cooked for the Cambodian royals

Soth Seima was born in a Royal's cook family. Her grandmother was a chef for the former Cambodian king in the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Recently, M ...

Ms. Kanika: Regional food of Cambodias north-east

Ms. Kanika grew up in the north-eatern town of Stueng Treng, not far from the border with Laos. She runs a restaurant together with her German husban ...

Ms. Chanlon and a garden full of surprises

Ms Chanlon is a 71 year old mother who was born and raised in Battambang. During the Khmer Rouge period she had to leave the city with her six childr ...