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Our Guide to Eating and Drinking in Seminyak, Bali

Our Guide to Eating and Drinking in Seminyak, Bali

Eating and drinking in Seminyak, Bali’s most appealing destination for lovers of good food and drink, has never been better or more interesting than it is right now, with brilliant restaurants and cafés offering everything from pan-Asian favourites to contemporary Indonesian cuisine. Eating and drinking...
Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets – Where to Go and What to Buy

Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets – Where to Go and What to Buy

Our guide to Siem Reap markets covers the liveliest local markets and petite neighbourhood markets in the northern Cambodia city, as well as artsy crafts and organic farmers markets. We also provide responsible travel advice on the night markets – should you or shouldn’t you...
Banh Mi Op La Recipe — Hoi An Style Banh Mi with Omelette

Banh Mi Op La Recipe — Hoi An Style Banh Mi with Omelette

This Banh Mi Op La recipe, which is essentially a banh mi or Vietnamese sandwich with omelette, is a great breakfast or brunch dish combining the Southeast Asian classic breakfast of grilled pork with the addition of an omelette all wrapped up in a baguette....
Hoi An Chilli Sauce – The Illustrious Ot Tuong Trieu Phat

Hoi An Chilli Sauce – The Illustrious Ot Tuong Trieu Phat

Hoi An chilli sauce or Hội An tương ớt is an indispensable condiment in Central Vietnam‘s UNESCO World Heritage listed town, used on Hoi An specialties, from the charming port’s legendary cao lau noodles to its famous banh mi Vietnamese sandwich. Hoi An Chilli Sauce – The Illustrious Hoi...
Cambodian Saom Omelette Recipe – Weekend Eggs

Cambodian Saom Omelette Recipe – Weekend Eggs

Cambodian saom omelette recipe, inspired by the typical herb omelette that Cambodians eat for breakfast, lunch or a filling snack. It’s a delicious herbaceous eggs dish made with a beloved Cambodian green that is foraged and farmed. Cambodian Saom Omelette Recipe Our Cambodian saom omelette recipe is made...
Hokkien Noodles Recipe With Chinese Barbecue Pork

Hokkien Noodles Recipe With Chinese Barbecue Pork

This Hokkien Noodles recipe with char siu pork or Chinese barbecue pork is an old favourite inspired by a dish from legendary Australian chef Neil Perry. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been cooking this dish for close to two decades. As part of my series of...
Dispelling Cambodian Cuisine Myths — It’s Not ‘Mild Thai’!

Dispelling Cambodian Cuisine Myths — It’s Not ‘Mild Thai’!

Dispelling Cambodian cuisine myths seems to have become our part-time occupations. Not that we mind. No other Southeast Asian cuisine is so misunderstood and so under-appreciated — nor deserving of more attention. Let’s set a few things straight. Most visitors to Cambodia’s Siem Reap that we meet...
Why You Should Avoid Over-Hyped Must-Do Eateries

Why You Should Avoid Over-Hyped Must-Do Eateries

Avoid over-hyped must-do eateries, and we’re damned if we do, damned if we don’t as travel writers. But these over-exposed eateries, whether street food stalls or fine dining restaurants end up being the most disappointing. And nobody wants a bad meal when they travel. Ever...