It’s easy for me to compare people’s Cambodian dishes to my mother’s; we’re all a little biased when it comes to mom’s cooking, right? I can be particularly picky because she really does makes the best food in the world 😉 This however didn’t stop me from checking out Montreal’s newest and hottest spot: Les […]
This is another restaurant that holds a dear place in my heart. Back in the days, when Ville St-Laurent was full of new Southeast Asian refugees, Crevier street was lined up with mostly Cambodian-owned businesses; from grocery stores, to video rental places, to restaurants. Thmor Da was no exception. Family-owned, it’s been serving a mix of Chinese […]
I was still in my mom’s belly when my parents first went to the opening of Restaurant Phnom Penh, owned by a Vietnamese man who made Cambodia his home until war in the country and surrounding regions broke out in the mid-70’s. To this day, they still believe he makes the best broth for kuy tiev Phnom Penh. Ask any […]
Pho Côte-Vertu has been opened for a few months, and like any good Asian restaurant in Ville Saint-Laurent, it also serves a mix of Cambodian dishes. The staff greeted us with enthusiasm, and our waiter was a fellow Khmer who gave helpful inputs on all the dishes we were about to order: Cambodian siu mai: similar to a siu […]
There are just so many delicious dishes that my mom makes, but I took for granted. This is my effort to document and share her recipes. Things to come: beef skewers, red curry, fish amok, kroeung paste, and so much more!