First Steps in Siem Reap: Craving Local Food and Delicacies

Craving local food

Cambodian food reminds me of China a lot. There are many similar to Chinese cuisine dishes such as vegetable dumplings, fried rice with pork and chicken, noodle soups or fried bananas.

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                               Meat and vegetables dumplings.

Locals preparing food in a very simple and quick way.

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I like these “momos” (don’t know the proper name of them) for my dessert. These small balls taste very sweet.

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                               Kind of momos, but very sweet.

We also had, in one of the local restaurants, a half of a pineapple filled with fried rice and veggies. It looked so sophisticated but costed only $2 and it was super easy to make!

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I try to cook a lot at home. Since I settled down and have my own well-equipped kitchen I make many dishes on my own, especially healthy desserts and cold drinks.

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                               Raspberry and honey milk shake. Easy to make and so delicious!

I have been making a lot of pancakes recently. Last week was the week of pancakes!

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                               Peanut butter and banana pancakes.

I cook a lot but also try different food every day to discover Cambodian cuisine. Even the weird looking food like this…

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Chopped fruits ready to go.

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Many local people have their small food stalls. The food is delicious, but when you look at if, you feel like asking them a very simple question: “Has anyone ever heard of”of basic principles of hygiene in this country?”

See also  Top 5 Food in China
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Agness Walewinder
Agness Walewinder
Travel freak, vagabond, photography passionate, blogger, life enthusiast, backpacker, adventure hunter and endless energy couchsurfer living by the rule "Pack lite, travel far and live long!"
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