Fork and Spoon in Cambodia

Eating with Fork and Spoon in Cambodia

Cambodians don't usually eat meals with their hands. They use a spoon and a fork. Meats and vegetables are usually served cut up in sufficiently small pieces, so you won't need a knife.

Friend Crickets in Cambodia

Should you Eat Crickets and Other Insects in Cambodia?

Despite widespread backpackers and travel forums' beliefs, we don't traditionally eat maggots, spiders and cockroaches. But it does make for a good story when you go back home to tell people that Cambodians eat spiders.

Traditional Khmer Cuisine

Khmer Cuisine and Traditional Cambodian Dishes

Cambodian diet is based on seafood and freshwater fishes and crustaceans. We are fish-eaters, we love dried fish and rice, fish sauce and rice, and if we have the money we eat crabs and shrimps and rice.

Eat and Drink in Phnom Penh

Our Favourite Restaurants in Phnom Penh

We’ve put together a short list of the best restaurants in Phnom Pen that serve “authentic” Khmer food. These restaurants are not your average eateries that can be found all over Phnom Penh. Get invited by the locals for real Khmer cuisine at home!

Cambodian Kralan opened

Cambodian kralan sticky rice stuffed in bamboo sections

Kralan, a typically Cambodian savoury snack, which consists of sticky rice cooked in coconut milk black eyed peas or bean stuffed in bamboo. The cooking is a lengthy and fuel consuming process. The eating is fast and easy.