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About Lara Dunston

A travel and food writer who has experienced over 70 countries and written for Australian Gourmet Traveller, Feast, Delicious, The Guardian, National Geographic Traveller, Wanderlust, Get Lost, Travel+Leisure Asia, DestinAsian, The Independent, The Telegraph, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, AFAR, Four Seasons Magazine, Fah Thai, Sawasdee, and more, as well as authored some 40 guidebooks for Lonely Planet, DK, Footprint, Rough Guides, Thomas Cook, and AA Guides.

Cambodian Mee Katang Recipe for Quick and Easy Cantonese Style Noodles

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This Cambodian mee katang recipe makes a delicious Chinese-Cambodian dish of wok-fried wide rice noodles, browned by dark soy sauce, and stir-fried with marinated pork, crunchy carrots and Chinese broccoli, and scrambled eggs. Called ‘mee Kontang’ in Khmer, which means Cantonese noodles, but pronounced ‘mee Katang’, these charred noodles are a cinch to make and ...

28 Of Our Best Russian Recipes Just Like My Russian Babouskha Used to Make

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Our 28 best Russian recipes make traditional Russian dishes just like my baboushka used to make. They include everything from the Russian dumplings called pelmeni and vareniki to hearty comforting soups such as borscht and shchi, for which you’ll find countless renditions all over Russia, Ukraine and former countries of the Soviet Union or USSR. ...

Authentic Nom Banh Chok Recipe for Cambodia’s Beloved Khmer Noodles

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This authentic nom banh chok recipe for Cambodia’s beloved Khmer Noodles makes nom banh chok samlor proher, a popular breakfast dish of freshly-made rice noodles doused in a yellow-green coconut-based fish gravy that at its best is richer and creamier than other iterations of this dish. It’s garnished with fragrant herbs, seasonal vegetables, edible flowers, ...

Best Summer Salad Recipes for Hot Summer Days and Sultry Nights

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Our best summer salad recipes for hot summer days – for picnics in the park, backyard barbecues, and lazy lunches at home – and sultry nights when you can’t be bothered going out, include everything from a healthy Thai green salad and a Cambodian papaya salad to a Russian garden salad and Mexican grilled corn ...