The Asian continent still has much to offer us, especially when it comes to its food. Today from the luxury hotel in Alicante Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa we are travelling to Cambodia to discover some of its most famous dishes. Are you coming with us?
Cambodian cuisine is very tasty and strong-flavoured. It is very similar to Thai, Laotian and Vietnamese food. Rice and fish are the main ingredients of any Cambodian diet. Each meal consists of soup, a soup, a main dish and dessert.
Amok. It is considered as the national dish of Cambodia. It can either be served in banana leaves or in a coconut. It is made with fresh coconut milk, chicken, fish, vegetables and some spices.
Nom banh chok. Also known as Khmer noodles, this is a popular breakfast dish in Cambodia. It consists of rice noodles, topped with fish-based green curry gravy, and green beans, cucumbers and other greens heaped on top. There is also a red curry version of Nom banh chok that is usually reserved for important festivities.
Bai Saik Ch’rouk. This is another traditional breakfast food. This recipe is commonly known as pork and rice. It consists of a mix of rice and grilled pork. One of its most famous varieties is Saik Ch’rouk Cha Kn’yei, which is made with fried pork.
Kdam Chaa. Fried crab is a specialty of the Cambodian seaside town of Kep. This dish is prepared with the famous locally grown green Kampot pepper, which is considered as the best pepper in the world.
Sweets are also important in Cambodian food. You can´t leave Cambodia without tasting Tuk-a-loc, a blended drink of fruits, raw egg, sweetened condensed milk and ice.
If you are an Asian food lover, at the 5 stars resort Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa we have the ideal restaurant for you. If you visit us, our Koh Samui restaurant will win you over with its choicest oriental crossover cuisine.