Entrepreneur creates ingredient packages for iconic Khmer dishes

Publication date 27 November 2022 | 21:40 | ICT

Identity is important for every nation because it binds its citizens together and differentiates it from others through its unique mix of foods, traditions, cultures and languages.



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    In the land of amok, prahok, samlor korkor and nom banh chok, former hotel employee Chan Vuthy, known as Tyty, dreamt of becoming a cheesemaker in Cambodia after seeing that this prized Western food was imported.

  • Pailin longan winery tries to break through to the big time

    Tue, 9 Aug 2022 | 08:13

    Longan aren’t quite as glamorous as some fruits. They don’t have the star-power of mangos or generate the excitement of a pricey seasonal niche fruit like the pungent durian.

  • Num banh chok pizza a new fusion hit

    Tue, 5 Jul 2022 | 08:23

    Num banh chok is a traditional fish curry with fermented rice noodles, prahok fish paste, kroeung paste, flowering plants and seasonal vegetables that is arguably a strong contender for “national dish” status in Cambodia and typically served for breakfast or eaten as an afternoon snack.

  • Stung Treng’s Ansorm Chrouk a hit with foodies while preserving tradition

    Wed, 22 Jun 2022 | 08:35

    Nget Sophea, a resident in Stung Treng commune’s Prek village of Stung Treng town province, has turned traditional Khmer Ansorm Chrouk, or steamed sticky (glutinous) rice cake with pork, into a new unique dish using a recipe handed down by her grandparents.

  • Late Princess’ Khmer cookbook honoured

    Thu, 16 Jun 2022 | 09:13

    The recipe book Culinary Art of Cambodia was granted a special jury award at the 27th World Cookbook Fair held by Gourmand International on June 3 in Umea, Sweden.

  • French brewers return beer to historical feminine roots

    Tue, 12 Apr 2022 | 09:14

    When Vero and Vero started making beer, they thought they were part of a new trend of women asserting themselves in a traditionally male-dominated industry – only to discover that beer actually has ancient feminine roots.

  • KYŌ Omakase: A sensory, theatrical delight

    Thu, 7 Apr 2022 | 09:32

    ‘Something interesting is happening at the high end of the sushi trade” in New York, writes Pete Wells in the Times, as he lamented that our collective rise out from under the pandemic after two years has caused omakase restaurants in the city to be fully booked up to six months in advance.

  • Siem Reap foodie forays give tourists taste of Cambodia

    Mon, 21 Feb 2022 | 08:39

    Food and culture have always been intimately connected and the rich flavours of Cambodian food are accompanied by a fascinating array of stories and traditions that go back centuries

  • Mr Pancake or M Crepe? Tasty by any title

    Tue, 25 Jan 2022 | 09:31

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  • A ‘Ban’ restaurant showcases ethnic culture via authentic Vietnamese mountain food

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