Vegetarian Dishes At Changkran Khmer

We spend few hours today with  Chef Mongkol who was busy preparing  6 new vegetarian dishes from scratch to be  added shortly to Changkran menu. From local markets’ fresh vegetables, herbs from Chef Mongkol’s own  garden we followed step by step the...

Say no to Plastic Straws, Use Lemongrass

Why Lemongrass straws? Plastic pollution is a big problem worldwide and especially in Cambodia which has the non enviable record of plastic bag consumption per person which is  ten times higher than China or Europe.Siem Reap, gateway of the temples of Angkor, saw, in...

Spices in Khmer Cuisine

When talking about spicy food in Asia, Khmer cuisine does not come immediately to mind but spices are indeed used for cooking. Khmer  cuisine is considered to be mild compared to Thailand. Here are below some spices Chef Mongkol uses as ingredients in his kitchen...

Cambodian Herbs in Khmer Cuisine

Herbs are an omnipresent ingredient in Khmer cuisine whether they are used raw, to give a flavor or just as a garnish. Many  have been using in traditional medicine in many countries of South-East Asia. We spent some time with Chef Mongkol (he grows many of these...

Cooking Class Siem Reap

Few weeks ago, the Harvest organization reached to us to organize a private group cooking class so they include it in their  team building program of several days.It was a cooking class with 38 persons so we split   the group in several groups with their own cooking...