Plea sach ko (khmer beef tartar) and bok lahong (khmer green papaya salad), were my dad's favourite dishes. Plea sach ko is a Cambodian dish which consists of lime-cured beef and prahok tossed with fresh herbs, shallots, finely shaved radish and sprinkled with crushed roasted … [Read more...] about Cambodian Spicy Papaya Beef Salad Recipe (Lahong Plea Sach Ko)
Lemongrass Paste: The Base Ingredient for Many Cambodian Food Recipes Cambodian Kroeung which directly translates to "Ingredients" is the herb paste that gives Cambodian cuisine their distinctly exotic flavours and aromas which distinguish Khmer dishes from neighbouring … [Read more...] about Kroeung: How to Make Cambodian Lemongrass Paste
Salaw machu kroeung is a staple in Cambodian cooking. It literally translates to "sour soup ingredient". This is my favourite salaw (soup) because of its mixture of salty, sour and spicy with a distinctly Cambodian taste due to the lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, and … [Read more...] about Salaw Machu Kroeung: A favourite Cambodian food recipe!
Cambodian Sangkhaya Lapov Recipe — A Cambodian Holiday Favourite Pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin soup. Pumpkin tastes amazing no matter what format you eat it in. Hell, I even love carving it for Halloween. They always turn out deformed, but hey, its Halloween, … [Read more...] about Cambodian Pumpkin Custard Recipe: Sangkhaya lapov with a Japanese Twist
Cambodian ginger fish is crispy fried fish topped with ginger and salted soybean; it’s crispy, tangy with a hint of sweetness and a lot of bite. However, I think ginger is one of those food items where either you love it, or you hate it. I obviously belong to the former; I can’t … [Read more...] about Khmer Food Recipe: Ginger Fish with Salted Soybean (Trey Chean Choun)
I started living on my own since I was 18. Cooking was clumsy at first. I remember being a guest at a friend’s house, and being the sweet girl that I am, I offered her some help. She took up my offer and requested that I chop up some garlic. So I did, I grabbed a butcher knife … [Read more...] about Cambodian Food Recipe: How to make Cambodian Kaw Sach Chrouk