Treat Your Tastebuds to This Cambodia Food Tour

You’ll get to visit markets, learn to appreciate rice wine, and savor regional specialties.

Cambodian fish amok.

Handmade, home-cooked, and hands-on is the mantra of a special culinary adventure around Cambodia, a country often overshadowed by neighboring Thailand and Vietnam in the food stakes.

But your hosts for this journey, husband-and-wife travel writer/photographer duo Lara Dunston and Terence Carter, are out to prove their adopted home is actually one of the most exciting places in Southeast Asia when it comes to eating out.

On their eight-night Cambodia Food Tour (June 3–10) around Siem Reap and Battambang, you’ll not only visit markets, learn to appreciate rice wine, and savor regional specialties—fragrant curries laced with fresh herbs, soups laden with complex chili sauces—but will also visit local kitchens to see the effort that goes into making staples such as rice noodles and palm sugar from scratch.

And then it’s your turn: with guidance from chefs and home cooks you’ll find out just what it takes to perfect the art of barbecuing, Khmer style.

This article originally appeared in the February/March 2018 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“100 Essential Experiences”).

Share this Article

Related Posts

3 Highlights of the Newly Opened Rosewood Phnom Penh

Boasting 360-degree views of the charming Cambodian capital, the ultra-luxurious property features f...

How To Manage Your Kids When Traveling

Find out all you should know about travelling and kids-friendly destinations in Asia.

Tour Southeast Asia’s Ancient Temples on the Web

Let the 360-degree camera views from AirPano whisk you to Cambodia, Indonesia, and Myanmar.

The Luxe List 2018: Rosewood Phnom Penh

Beyond the unobstructed floor-to-ceiling views from each room, it’s the food and beverage outlets ...

Hotel of the Week: Phum Baitang, Siem Reap

Phum Baitang is a world away from the chaotic scenes of Angkor Wat. Read on to find out why, only tw...

Exploring Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains Through Ecotourism

Encompassing the largest tract of unbroken rain forest in Southeast Asia, Cambodia’s Cardamom Moun...