Khmer Food

Cambodia and Beyond

With its wonderful local flavours, textures and techniques, Khmer food is one of the most exciting and delicious cuisines in Southeast Asia.

After a month of living in Phnom Penh and eating out almost every day, I decided to do a cooking class to learn the secrets behind those amazing flavours. What are the popular spices, herbs and vegetables in all those curries, soups, noodles, stir-fries and desserts?

I enrolled in a full day Khmer cooking course, and what better way to start than with a visit to the local market, and what a gift for the senses it was. All the different fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs, fishes and meat… a delicious array of colours, shapes and scents that would motivate anyone to cook!

Khmer food

Khmer food

On the full day course we learnt to prepare 5 dishes; fried taro spring rolls, sweet and sour sauce, banana blossom salad with chicken, fish amok…

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