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Top 39 best food in South East Asia

Top 39 Best Food in South East Asia

Last Update: September 2020 There’s a whole bunch of reasons that make me keep coming back to South East 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…
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Where to eat in Siem Reap – 2022 Update

Last update: June 2022 10 minute read 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 the right choice(s). Investing a few minutes to read this article will save you hours of searching and…
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Kopitiam Malaysia

What is Kopitiam?

Last Update: November 2021 5 min read Check the latest update on visa and covid-19 requirements for travel to Malaysia and Singapore 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…
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Mamak Food Stalls

Mamak Food Stalls

Last Update: April 2020 4 min read When I think of mamak food stalls, 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…
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Peranakan cuisine

Peranakan and Nyonya Food

Last Update: September 2020 4 minute read First things first, whenever I mention Peranakan food or Nyonya food, 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 4 minute read 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…
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Hanoi Food Tour

Hanoi Food Tour

Last Update: August 2020 4 min read 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…
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9 Vietnam Foods

9 Vietnam food dishes – beyond phở and bánh mì

Last Update: January 2020 I love Vietnamese food! 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 sure…
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Khmer Cuisine

7 Ingredients that define Khmer cuisine

Last Update: August 2020 5 min read 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…
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13 Must eat Cambodian foods

Last Update: September 2022 When was the last time you ate Cambodian food? Exactly, unless you’re actually in Cambodia, real Cambodian food or ‘Khmer food’ as we say is very hard to come by. Some of the flavors are similar to Vietnamese and Thai cuisine, but so many are not. Khmer cuisine definitely has its…
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Phnom Penh Foodcrawl

Phnom Penh Food Crawl

Last Update: April 2020 6min read Hello my dear friend, I’m so excited that you decided to come and visit me here in Phnom Penh. Boy, are you in for a treat! You know that Phnom Penh was once named ‘the pearl of Asia‘ right? Well, there are many good reasons for that, it’s truly…
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The history of Thai cuisine

Last Update: December 2020 4 minute read Spoiler Alert! Some of the most famous dishes that Thai cuisine has to offer do not originate from Thailand at all! Or to put it more mildly, the Thai are masters of creative fusion cooking and then making it their own. China, India, Cambodia, Malaysia and even Europe all…
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