Spicy Avocado Pico de Gallo

So now I’m officially 2 weeks behind. Next week I need 3 posts to be completely caught up, slowly and surly I’m catching up! I feel less guilty because I do have things to post now, if only I can get over my laziness at times!

Traditional: Trey Chean Choun

EDIT 9/29/2015. Lovelies, when you see this speaker icon feel free to click on it, it’ll take you to a Clyp audio file with the Khmer pronunciation! I’ve been looking for a site to do this on, sometimes it’s hard to phonically spell Khmer words using English letters, I hope this will help! Trey Chean…

Cambodian New Year 2014

After I launched Refugee Kitchen, I said I would do only Khmer recipes for the month of April in celebration of Cambodian New Year. New Year has just passed and I have 2 weeks left in April to get a few more recipes in, this by no means I will stop Khmer recipes on this…

Yellow Kroeung – Cambodian Aromatic Paste

How do I begin to speak about an ingredient or the ingredients that comprises this paste when it’s so indicative of my culture? That’s a big task! “Kroeung” directly translate to “ingredients”, but we use it as the generic term to describe an aromatic paste used to flavor soups (somlaw), stir fries (cha), curries (kari)…