Cambodian Cooking Class in Battambang

by Samuel on April 17, 2013

In this travel video we head over to Nary’s Kitchen for a special Khmer cooking course learning how to make Cambodian cuisine such as Amok, Lok Lak and Spring Rolls. Our class first began with a trip to a local wet market where we loaded up on cooking supplies as well as learned about the different kinds of ingredients used in typical Khmer cooking. Upon returning we ventured straight into the kitchen where we spent the next two hours preparing food, cooking and ultimately serving up our own tasty meals consisting of Amok, Lok Lak and deep fried spring rolls. One of the most fascinating aspects of the cooking course had to do with making our own curry paste. We pounded away in a stone bowl with a mortar for nearly 10 minutes to get the perfect consistency. We both really enjoyed the level of detail provided by our cooking hosts Toot and Nary. Overall, this was an excellent experience and for $10 it also represented great value for our backpacking budget lifestyle. We highly recommend you check it out.

Cambodian Cooking Class in Battambang

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Cam @ Traveling Canucks April 18, 2013 at 7:32 am

We did the same cooking class when we were there in 2009. Fun!


Audrey May 3, 2013 at 3:56 pm

That’s awesome! Seems to be a popular cooking school. 😉


Jennifer April 18, 2013 at 9:08 pm

I love Lok Lak and Amok! mmmm yum!


Audrey May 3, 2013 at 3:53 pm

Amok is sooo good! We were eating it daily!


Marilyn April 19, 2013 at 6:04 am

Looks like you had fun…you sure like to eat and just about anything on the menu..great watching both of you..your camera work is top notch and the sound is excellent in this video


Audrey May 3, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Thanks Marilyn! Glad to hear you liked the video. 😉


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