Fried Morning Glory
Enjoy a quick and nutritious meal with stir-fried spinach, garlic, and chili. This simple dish combines fresh spinach with aromatic garlic and spicy chili, all enhanced by a savory sauce. Perfect for lunch or dinner, and made with easily available ingredients.
How to Make Cha Kroeung (Stir-Fried Lemongrass Paste)
Cambodian cuisine is a delightful blend of bold flavors, fresh ingredients, and aromatic spices. One dish that perfectly embodies these characteristics is Cha Kroeung, a traditional stir-fry made with a fragrant lemongrass paste. This dish is versatile and can be made with either chicken or beef, offering a taste that is both exotic and comforting.… Continue reading How to Make Cha Kroeung (Stir-Fried Lemongrass Paste)
Flavors of Cambodia: How to Make Chicken Lok Lak
While Beef Lok Lak is more commonly known, the chicken version is also popular and equally delicious. Chicken Lok Lak features marinated chicken pieces stir-fried and served with a tangy dipping sauce, often accompanied by a fresh vegetable salad and steamed rice or fries. Here’s a simple recipe for Chicken Lok Lak: Chicken Lok Lak… Continue reading Flavors of Cambodia: How to Make Chicken Lok Lak
Traditional Cambodian Dish: Chicken Amok
Introduction Cambodian cuisine is rich with flavors and history, offering a tantalizing experience for your taste buds. Today, we're diving into the heart of Cambodian cooking with a beloved dish called Chicken Amok. This dish is known for its creamy, fragrant, and mildly spicy curry made with tender chicken pieces. Let's bring a piece of… Continue reading Traditional Cambodian Dish: Chicken Amok
Celebrations and Festivities in Cambodia
Cambodia, a country rich in history and culture, is known for its vibrant and diverse festivals. Each celebration is steeped in tradition, offering unique insights into the Cambodian way of life. From the grand temples of Angkor to the bustling streets of Phnom Penh, the festive spirit can be felt throughout the year. Let me… Continue reading Celebrations and Festivities in Cambodia
Making Homemade Cambodian Prahok with Readily Available Ingredients
Cambodian cuisine is renowned for its bold flavors and rich heritage, and one of its most iconic ingredients is prahok. Prahok is a fermented fish paste that adds a unique umami punch to many traditional dishes. While making prahok might seem daunting, it's quite feasible with ingredients available at your local supermarket. Let's dive into… Continue reading Making Homemade Cambodian Prahok with Readily Available Ingredients
Cambodian Delight: Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango
Welcome to another culinary journey, where we blend traditional Cambodian flavors with ingredients easily found at your local grocery store. Today, we are making a delightful Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango. This recipe is perfect for those who seek a sweet treat that is both unique and satisfying. Let's dive in! Ingredients: Instructions: Tips for… Continue reading Cambodian Delight: Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango
Understanding How to Read, Write, and Say “Suersday” (Hello)
Cambodian, or Khmer, is the official language of Cambodia and is known for its unique script and rich cultural heritage. If you’re interested in learning how to say and write "Suersday" (Hello) in Khmer, you’re in the right place. This blog post will guide you through the basics of the Khmer script system, how to… Continue reading Understanding How to Read, Write, and Say “Suersday” (Hello)
Learning Khmer Consonants: A Comprehensive Guide
Cambodia offers a rich cultural experience filled with history, stunning architecture, and vibrant local life. One way to deepen your connection with the country is by learning its language. Khmer, the official language of Cambodia, has a unique script that may seem daunting at first, but with some dedication, you can pick up the basics.… Continue reading Learning Khmer Consonants: A Comprehensive Guide
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50 Most Useful Phrases in Cambodia
Traveling to Cambodia can be an exciting adventure filled with cultural discoveries, ancient temples, and vibrant local life. However, language barriers can sometimes make it challenging to navigate through daily activities. Knowing a few key phrases in Khmer, the official language of Cambodia, can significantly enhance your travel experience. Here’s a list of the 50… Continue reading 50 Most Useful Phrases in Cambodia
A Simple Delight – Num Banh Chok
Cambodian cuisine is a treasure trove of flavors, steeped in tradition and rich with aromatic herbs and spices. While dishes like Bai Sach Chrouk (grilled pork and rice) often steal the spotlight, there are many other delightful recipes worth exploring. Today, let's delve into the world of Num Banh Chok, a beloved Cambodian noodle dish… Continue reading A Simple Delight – Num Banh Chok
The Easiest Traditional Cambodian Dish to Make at Home
Cambodian cuisine is a delightful blend of flavors and ingredients that reflect the country’s rich cultural heritage. Among the many traditional dishes, one stands out for its simplicity and delicious taste: Bai Sach Chrouk (Grilled Pork and Rice). This dish is not only a staple in Cambodian breakfasts but also a comfort food that’s easy… Continue reading The Easiest Traditional Cambodian Dish to Make at Home
Hailing a TukTuk in Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh, the bustling capital of Cambodia, is a city that blends the old with the new. Amidst its historical landmarks and modern skyscrapers, the tuk-tuk remains a quintessential mode of transport. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, here's a personal guide on navigating Phnom Penh by tuk-tuk, using various booking methods… Continue reading Hailing a TukTuk in Phnom Penh
Exploring the Neighborhood Around Velkommen Guesthouse on Foot
Staying at Velkommen Guesthouse in Phnom Penh offers more than just comfortable accommodations and warm hospitality; it places you in the heart of a vibrant neighborhood that's perfect for exploring on foot. Here’s a personal take on the delightful experiences you can have just steps away from the guesthouse. Morning Strolls Along the Riverside Start… Continue reading Exploring the Neighborhood Around Velkommen Guesthouse on Foot
Discovering the Delicacies of Insects in Phnom Penh
During my travels through Cambodia, I’ve had the chance to try some truly unique and adventurous foods. One of the most memorable experiences was eating insects in Phnom Penh. Every day around 5 pm, at the Royal Palace next to the front park, a bustling market comes alive with vendors selling an array of fried… Continue reading Discovering the Delicacies of Insects in Phnom Penh
Running with the Phnom Penh Hash House Harriers
If you're looking for a unique way to spend your Sunday afternoons in Phnom Penh, the Hash House Harriers (PPH3) might be just what you need. This lively group proudly calls itself "a drinking club with a running problem," and they mean it in the best way possible. What is the Hash House Harriers? The… Continue reading Running with the Phnom Penh Hash House Harriers
Kandal Market: A Vibrant Hub in the Heart of Phnom Penh
Nestled in the heart of Phnom Penh, just a stone's throw away from the bustling riverside, lies Kandal Market—a vibrant, lively epicenter that embodies the spirit and culture of Cambodia. This market is not just a place to shop; it's an experience that immerses you in the local way of life, offering a kaleidoscope of… Continue reading Kandal Market: A Vibrant Hub in the Heart of Phnom Penh
A Magical Evening on the Phnom Penh Riverside
Phnom Penh is a city that never ceases to amaze me with its vibrant energy, rich history, and breathtaking views. Recently, I had the pleasure of experiencing the city from a unique perspective—a two-hour boat trip on the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers. This adventure, costing just $50, turned out to be one of the… Continue reading A Magical Evening on the Phnom Penh Riverside
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