This Former Gang-Banger Is Banging Out Delicious Cubans in Cambodia
“In America I never would have owned my own business,” says Ry Mam, a Cambodian-American who was deported from the US due to his criminal record. In Cambodia, deportees like him are often stigmatized by locals, but Mam has found success in his small...
Meet the Cambodian-American Baker Behind LA's New Punk Rock Vegan Doughnut Shop
Donut Farm is a new vegan and organic doughnut shop in Silver Lake owned by Josh Levine of the punk band, Flipper. However, his Cambodian-American baker is the star of the kitchen.
Cambodian Ghosts Love Sticky Rice Cakes
On Pchum Ben or "Ancestors' Day," Cambodians believe the ghosts of dead relatives return to earth. They are offered Num Om Saum, a sticky rice cake wrapped in banana leaves.