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About Terence Carter

Professional travel/food editorial/commercial photographer and food and travel writer based in Asia. His photography and writing assignments has seen him visit over 70 countries. Has authored some 40 guidebooks for Lonely Planet, DK, Footprint, Rough Guides, Thomas Cook, and AA Guides. Photography has appeared in Conde Nast Traveler, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Feast, Delicious, National Geographic Traveller, Wanderlust, Get Lost, Travel+Leisure Asia, DestinAsian, Four Seasons Magazine, Fah Thai, Sawasdee and many more.

Cambodian Grilled Beef Salad Recipe – How to Make Nhoam Sach Ko

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This Cambodian grilled beef salad recipe makes nhoam sach ko, a simple but refreshing salad made with lightly grilled marinated beef, infused with fresh fragrant herbs, in a classic Cambodian dressing of lime juice, fish sauce and garlic. It’s a fantastic dish to share alongside a few other barbecue dishes, a soup and a curry ...

Cambodian Fried Rice Recipe – How to Make the Best Bai Cha

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This Cambodian fried rice recipe makes the best Cambodian bai cha (fried rice), a lighter version of the popular Chinese stir-fry rice dish. Thanks to many centuries of Chinese trade and migration, Chinese fried rice is found across Southeast Asia. In Cambodia, there are many variations, bai char being the most ubiquitous. This Cambodian fried ...

Pepper Steak Pie Recipe for a Cambodian Beef Lok Lak Meat Pie

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This pepper steak pie recipe for a Cambodian beef lok lak meat pie is based on a popular Cambodian street food dish eaten at local eateries, that is a cousin to Vietnam’s loc lac or ‘shaking beef’. It’s next in my series of Cambodian-Australian meat pie and sausage roll recipes. My pepper steak pie recipe ...

Ultimate Tuna Melt Recipe – How to Make the Best Tuna Melt Ever

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This ultimate tuna melt recipe takes the often-limp grilled cheese and tuna toasted sandwich and by replacing the milk bread with fresh home-baked sourdough bread turns it into a café-worthy gourmet open sandwich – which in our opinion is the best tuna melt we’ve ever eaten. Here’s how to make our idea of the ultimate ...

Sourdough Bread Ideas for Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, and Snacks

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Sourdough bread ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and snacks in between meals, include everything from the obvious, smashed avocado on sourdough, to the overlooked, pâté with pickles or tuna melts, to the sublime, French onion soup with sourdough croûte au fromage. Here’s what to eat with sourdough for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. These sourdough ...

Spicy Pork Mince Pie Recipe Made with Cambodian Prahok Ktis

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Our spicy pork mince pie recipe made with Cambodian prahok ktis is a marriage of Australian and Cambodian food made in heaven – an iconic Australian meat pie filled with Cambodia's deliciously spicy dip of minced pork, coconut cream, pea eggplants, and prahok, the Khmer fermented fish paste. If you love curried meat pies, you ...

Mango Gazpacho Recipe for Gazpacho de Mango, A Chilled Soup for Summer

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This mango gazpacho recipe makes gazpacho de mango, a chilled soup that’s perfect as a starter to a light summer meal. While found mostly on menus at creative contemporary restaurants in Catalunya and Mallorca, the cold soup may have originated in Spain’s mango growing region in Andalusia, home to the classic tomato-based gazpacho Andaluz. My ...

Easy Authentic Hummus Recipe for a Homemade Traditional Hummus

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This easy authentic hummus recipe makes a homemade traditional hummus that a Lebanese friend taught me in Abu Dhabi in the late Nineties. I make this classic hummus recipe whenever we have cravings for Arabic food or are missing the Middle East. It’s perfect for pandemic cooking if you have a can of chick peas ...