Cambodian food

4.25.16

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.

4.1.16

Meet the London Chef Serving Cambodian Dishes That Escaped a Genocide

With lok lak steak and lemon butter mushrooms, Cambodian chef Thomas Tan is preserving a culinary heritage lost during the Khmer Rouge genocide.

2.12.16

Cambodian Weddings Are an Excuse for Offal and Line Dancing

Weddings are a big deal in Cambodia. In rice-farming villages, people don’t often get to eat five kinds of meat in one sitting or drink until even the most wayward dance moves seem appropriate.