Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Food

In Cambodia, pepper is on a pedestal

In northern Cambodia, even the names exude an ancient romanticism. Angkor Wat. Phnom Bakheng. Phimeanakas. Meandering miles of movie-perfect temples. Join the masses at dawn and stumble through, awed by the stone intricacies of lost centuries.

A Garden Grows in Cambodia

This is a small peek into the true nature of Peace Corps work; development is not a beautiful linear graph of steady improvement.

9 best restaurants in Boeung Keng Kang, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia is a paradise for foodies, especially the Boeung Keng Kang 1 area, with many restaurants serving dishes from all over the world.

Secretive Creator of ‘Kitchen Story’ Delivers Delicious Recipes Online

Every week, the Kitchen Story Facebook page posts a single instructional food video. A pair of hands and a calm voice speaking Khmer guide you through the ingredients needed for the recipe and steps to make it.

Hibachi Chef Now Spends Days Cooking for Kids Affected by School Closures in Alabama

A private hibachi chef is winning hearts online for his selfless act of cooking for children who are affected by the school closures during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Cambodia’s Prized Kampot Pepper, Nearly Wiped Out By Khmer Rouge, Makes A Comeback

Pepper is believed to originate from southern India. But some chefs, including the late Anthony Bourdain and the Michelin-starred French chef Olivier Roellinger, have been drawn to pepper produced in Cambodia, specifically in the province of Kampot.

Angkor Wat: A Cambodian take on ‘Japanese professionalism’

A gigantic elephant statue guards the entrance to Angkor Wat, a Cambodian restaurant hidden near Tokyo’s Yoyogi Station.

Sky-High Style At Cambodia’s Leading Hotel

Rising powerfully above the bustle of the Cambodian capital, the Vattanac Capital Tower is, at 39 storeys and 188m high, the tallest building in the country.

Cambodia celebrates Sea Festival in southwestern Kampot province

Cambodia held its eighth annual Sea Festival in southwestern Cambodia's Kampot province on Saturday, attracting hundreds of thousands of festival-goers.

Saving Cambodian Cooking from Extinction (video)

Cambodian cuisine, often overshadowed by its similar Thai and Vietnamese counterparts, is relatively unknown to the world in part because of its violent history. But a Cambodian chef is working to change that. VOA's Chetra Chap reports.

30 Cambodian foods every visitor needs to try

Cambodian cuisine has a long history and a diverse range of influences, yet it's only now becoming known beyond the country's borders.

Self-Taught Chef Turned Cambodian Cuisine Ambassador (video)

Ratanak Ros, or Chef Nak, dedicates her life to preserving and promoting Cambodian cuisine.

Cambodia ‘bug cafe’ serves up insect tapas, ant spring rolls, ‘bug mac’

Siem Reap's first insect tapas restaurant mixes cocktail culture with creepy crawler fare, serving up silkworm taro croquettes, a burger made of bugs, and a cricket cheesecake.

Cambodia on a bun

Hermosa’s Ethan Lim looks around the globe and asks “will it sandwich?”

5 must-visit restaurants on your next trip to Phnom Penh

Travellers flock to Siem Reap in Cambodia every year for a glimpse a the magnificent Angkor Wat. But true foodies know that one of the country’s best destinations for delicious local fare is, in fact, the capital of Phnom Penh.

A Champion of Cambodian Cuisine

Rotanak Ros, home cook turned ardent cultural ambassador, is on a mission to revive her country's ancient food traditions—before they're lost to history.
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David Chang’s Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner draws comparisons to Parts Unknown—and that’s okay

To say that it’s impossible to watch David Chang’s Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner without seeing what it owes to the television shows created by Anthony Bourdain—and in particular, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown—is neither dismissal nor complaint.

Iconic Cambodian restaurant that closed after more than 30 years is making a comeback

An iconic Cambodian restaurant that closed after more than 30 years in Seattle is making a comeback.Sisters Diane, Dawn, and Darlene walked KIRO 7's Siemny Kim through the new home for their beloved family restaurant.

In Cambodia, a foodie’s choice: Fried bugs in the night market or a cooking...

The tuk-tuk rattled over a rough dirt road, jarring my bones, finally stopping when the road turned and seemed to disappear near a stream.

Kamp Fire brings Cambodian fare to downtown Dallas’ West End Historic District

If you've got Cambodian cuisine on the mind, a recent opening is need-to-know. The new addition to downtown Dallas' West End Historic District, called Kamp Fire, is located at 460 N. Lamar St., Suite 200.

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Cambodia slams Australian lawyer’s claims

Cambodia's foreign ministry has lashed out at an Australian-Khmer lawyer and political activist after he claimed Cambodian rice exports to Australia were a violation of human rights.