The united colours
By: Southeast Asia Globe editorial - POSTED ON: September 26, 2014
Gastronomic artistes from across the globe showcase local ingredients in a whole new light
There is something a little bit special about Cambodian cuisine. A combination of local tastes, mixed with the best of Chinese, Indian and Thai influences makes for a culinary crusade like no other. The unique flavours are subtle and refined, with many dishes taking hours to prepare, although it all begins with the array of fresh, local produce available across the country. These ingredients have attracted skilled epicurean adventurers from across the globe, and the country has begun to garner a reputation as a foodie paradise, with exciting culinary talents taking Cambodian ingredients in thrilling new directions. Discover asked three of the country’s finest chefs, from three different continents, to choose their favourite local ingredients and create a dish that exudes the flavour of a nation that is forging ahead on an exhilarating culinary journey.