Gourmet Tours That Give You a Deep Taste of the Gastronomy of a Place

2019-03-29T17:26:30+07:00By |

These gourmet tours will give you a deep taste of the gastronomy of the places they’re taking you to, from Puglia, where you’ll learn to make fresh burrata cheese, to Provence, where you’ll forage for ingredients and learn the art of picking edible plants and flowers. You’d think someone who hosts her own culinary tours …

Cambodian Chef Tim Pheak, the Travelling Chef Living the Dream at Home

2019-02-16T18:58:44+07:00By |

Cambodian Chef Tim Pheak has probably travelled more than most Cambodian chefs his age. Yet he says he is finally living the dream as an executive chef in Cambodia's Siem Reap, where he's cooking elegant renditions on traditional Cambodian dishes with organic local produce. Cambodian chef Tim Pheak – Cambodians put family names first, so you'd …

Cambodian Chef Pola Siv on His Mother’s Cooking and How to Open a Restaurant

2019-02-12T20:59:49+07:00By |

Cambodian chef Pola Siv helms the kitchen of Mie Café, one of Siem Reap’s best restaurants, where the 35 year-old chef creates an elegant and inventive contemporary Cambodian cuisine rooted in local produce and European cooking techniques. Cambodian chef Pola Siv has a great story. Like the northern Cambodia city of Siem Reap’s other talented young …

Best Phnom Penh French Restaurants – From Elegant Fine Diners to Casual Buzzy Bistros

2019-01-16T19:50:15+07:00By |

The best Phnom Penh French restaurants include everything from elegant fine dining restaurant Topaz for classical French cuisine and sophisticated yet super-affordable Khema Pasteur to lovely Open Wine for quintessential French favourites and Bistro Lanka for a buzzy French vibe. We typically steer travellers in Southeast Asia towards Southeast Asian food, unless there’s good reason …

Northern Thailand Specialties – Lanna Dishes You Must Try in Chiang Mai

2018-11-30T19:53:19+07:00By |

Northern Thailand specialties you have to taste in Chiang Mai range from khao soi gai, the spicy Northern Thai curry noodle soup, and gaeng hang lay moo, a Northern Thai pork curry of Burmese origin to the fiery nam priks (relishes) and herbaceous and sour sausages. Northern Thailand specialties have been on my mind these …

Best George Town, Penang Restaurants for Modern Malaysian Cuisine

2018-09-26T00:22:57+07:00By |

The best George Town Penang restaurants for modern Malaysian cuisine range from atmospheric Kebaya, serving elevated Peranakan and Indochine classics in a sumptuous dining room to chef Johnson Wong’s gēn 根, where he presents contemporary Malaysian cuisine based on local produce. When it comes to eating, the city of George Town on Malaysia's island of Penang is …

New Cambodian Cuisine – The Cambodian Chefs Redefining Cambodian Food

2019-01-24T18:53:41+07:00By |

New Cambodian Cuisine is the name I’ve given to the inventive Cambodian food being created by a handful of young Cambodian chefs helming Siem Reap’s best Cambodian restaurants. Together they represent an exciting new grassroots Cambodian food movement that deserves your attention. I rarely share our published work these days, but I’m excited about our …

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