- Category: Traditions in your plate
- Created: Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:19
Earlier last year, I had the good fortune to travel to Cambodia to visit a friend who lives there. I had a long stay, so had plenty of time to explore Phnom Penh and the surrounding areas – and eat lots of food!
Most people in Phnom Penh buy their food from the markets. I saw both live and freshly killed chickens, fish that were still wriggling, a very pungent fermented fish called prahok, and baskets piled high with all kinds of fresh produce like lemongrass, makrut (kaffir) lime leaves, baby (pea) eggplant, banana flowers, morning glory, and water spinach.
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