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11+1 Must-eat Malaysia Foods

Last Update: October 2022 Malaysian food is the best in the world! There I’ve said it, kind of a bold statement isn’t it? Well, it’s just my opinion and you are of course welcome to your own. Be forewarned though that I intend to use this article to get you over to my side. There…
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5 Malaysia Foods – Insiders only

Last update: September 2022 I don’t know about you guys, but I am crazy about Malaysia food. It’s just so tasty and spicy I can’t get enough. In a way it’s different, but at the same time it’s very familiar. Even if you try Malaysia food for the first time I’m sure you will recognize…
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Cambodia Foods for Insiders that make you Crave

Last Update: November 2022 Cambodia foods are gaining popularity fast! Why is that? My own little theory says it’s because more travelers visit Cambodia and are therefore exposed to the country’s cuisine. That, plus an increase of Cambodians that emigrate to Western countries and introducing Cambodian foods by opening up Khmer restaurants. And you know…
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Top 39 best food in South East Asia

39 Best Food in Southeast Asia – Feast on this!

Last Update: September 2020 There’s a whole bunch of reasons that make me keep coming back to Southeast Asia, but the food is definitely high up in the list. The multitude of flavors, ingredients and cooking techniques in this part of the world is overwhelming. Over the years I tried so many dishes and of…
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Where to eat in Siem Reap – 2022 Update

Last update: June 2022 Where to eat in Siem Reap? That’s the question. In order to answer the right way, let me warn you first. This isn’t a short article, but hey, it’s not just a simple list of restaurants in Siem Reap. Instead, it tells you exactly what to expect so you can make…
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Kopitiam Malaysia

What is Kopitiam?

Last Update: November 2021 Traveling to Malaysia or Singapore? Check the up to date entry requirements here! Whenever I talk about Malaysia it always comes back to food, I just can’t help myself. Before you know it I’m going on and on about mamak stalls and kopitiams. That’s usually when I notice the puzzling gaze…
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Mamak Food Stalls

Mamak Food Stalls

Last Update: April 2020 Mamak Food stalls, when I think of them, oh my….instant craving. If you haven’t tried a mamak stall on your visit to Malaysia, you might as well haven’t been there at all. That’s how significant they are in Malay culture. And once you have been, you’ll keep going again and again.…
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Peranakan cuisine

Peranakan and Nyonya Food

Last Update: September 2020 Peranakan food or Nyonya food, first things first, whenever I mention these two cuisines, they are actually the same. It’s just two different names for the fusion between Chinese and Malay cuisine and cooking techniques. As a result this passionate love triangle produced some of the best tasting and creative dishes…
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The truth about Pho

The truth about Phở – from a different angle

Last Update: September 2020 Phở, the national dish of Vietnam is globalized. Everybody knows Phở, everybody loves Phở. Instagram is flooded with the steaming bowls and a trendy, cool, young crowd consuming it with chopsticks and a Chinese soup spoon. Phở is hot! I won’t deny it, like anyone else I also like a good…
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Hanoi Food Tour

Hanoi Food Tour

Last Update: August 2020 There’s nothing like a food tour to get to know a new city and its food scene. Most South East Asian cities have one or more food tours available. Especially Vietnam seems to host a lot of them. On our trip to Hanoi we found at least 10 food tours or…
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9 Vietnam Foods

9 Vietnam food dishes – beyond phở and bánh mì

Last Update: January 2020 Vietnam food, I love it! Phở, Bún Chả, Bánh Mì, fresh spring rolls, I love it all! However, there’s more beyond these well known dishes. Wonderful Vietnam food that tourists don’t know about. I’m not just talking exotic foods that Westerners won’t eat. No, I’m talking everyday food that I am…
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Khmer Cuisine

7 Ingredients that define Khmer cuisine

Last Update: August 2020 It is often said that Cambodian cuisine, or Khmer cuisine as we say, is underrated. And it’s true, while Thai and Vietnamese food are conquering the world, Khmer cuisine is rarely heard of. When was the last time you dined in a Cambodian restaurant or picked up some Khmer food for…
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