Picnic at Phnom Tamao Zoo

A relative once asked me if Khmers also like eating out. I said, yes, sure. But not the same way we Pinoys define ‘eating out’. While they do eat out in restaurants, they do it a bit differently. I’ve observed that while more and more new generation Cambodian’s are […]

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A Delicious Khmer Lunch

These places are not glamorous, not posh. But boy! do they serve just some of the best Khmer food I’ve ever tasted. Truth is, most Khmer food in Phnom Penh restaurants are washed out and tempered to cater to tourist-y palates. So if we’re craving […]

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Living in Phnom Penh: Suorsdei Chanam Thmei!

or Happy Khmer New Year! You’d say, whoa! were halfway through the year and you’re just celebrating new year? Yes, my dear friends, Cambodia (as well as Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, India and Sri Lanka). You can check out this wiki article why these countries celebrate […]

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Cambodia Snapshot: Pickled

Something always present in the Cambodian table: pickles! When we first moved here I found it unbelievable how Khmers can pickle just about anything. And from being a skeptic about the need to eat pickled and spicy veggies with most fried foods, I am now […]

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Food Trip Friday: Nom Pao

Here’s what a lot of Khmers like eating with their early morning espressos – Nom Pao. Chinese steamed buns filled with ground pork, hard-boiled eggs, Chinese sausage and grated turnips. They usually have two variants, one plain all white bun, and this one they call […]

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Food Trip Friday: Khmer Nom Krouk

My last food features were mostly Western and non-Khmer food. Hmm, something I’ve been really trying to avoid doing, so I’m going back to featuring Khmer food. You know, I’ve been sampling a lot of Khmer food and I found myself liking it a lot. […]

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