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Fish Amok, Cambodia's National Dish

Food & Recipes

In summer 2011, food blogger Eva Thorne travelled to Phnom Penh to learn how to make fish amok, the national dish of Cambodia.

As Thorne says, "Fish amok is a sublime fish curry custard that is steamed in banana leaves. It's elegant, moist and flavorful."

A complete recipe with ingredients follows the instructional video below.

 

Video: Eva Thorne in Phnom Penh (1 min., 59 sec.)

Dairy Queen and Ikea, China-Style

The Dairy Fairy website.
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Chinese knockoffs of well known brands and items, often called shanzhai, are nothing new — from phones and game systems to, oddly enough, seeds and eggs — but some rec

Warm Up With Ramen

Food & RecipesLifestyle

There's nothing like a hot bowl of ramen on a cold day.

Photo of the Day: A Culinary Masterpiece

Food & RecipesMultimedia

A chef displays two dragon-shaped dishes, made of 80 lobsters, during the Taiwan Culinary Exhibition at the World Trade Center in Taipei on August 27, 2010.

Five Ways to Get Replenished in Ramadan

(Photo by ulterior epicure/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

By Rafaya Sufi

Fasting this Ramadan? Or have friends who are? Follow these few key guidelines to eating well and staying healthy during Ramadan.

Since its foundation, Ramadan is celebrated with vigor amongst Muslim communities. A typical day of fasting consists of consuming an overnight breakfast at dawn, restricting any food and drink till sunset. Muslims may continue to eat and drink after the sun has set till the next morning's fajr prayer at dawn.

DIY Bubble Tea

Fresh tapioca pearls. (<a href=massdistraction/Flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/tapiocapearls.jpg">
Food & Recipes

By Lea McLellan

Cool Down with Asian-Inspired Summer Drinks

Thai Iced Tea (<a href=Alexander Koste/Flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/thaiicedtea.jpg">
Food & Recipes

By Lea McLellan

Tofu Adobo and Steamed Cauliflower

Tofu Adobo and Steamed Cauliflower (leseats.com)
Food & Recipes

Recipe by Les Talusan of leseats.com

 

Ingredients

For tofu adobo
1/2 cup Datu Puti soy sauce
1/2 cup Datu Puti cane vinegar
1 block of firm tofu
enough olive oil to coat your frying pan
1 head of garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon peppercorn

For steamed cauliflower
cauliflower, cut up to serving pieces
olive oil
salt

Grilled Bananas with Chocolate and Toasted Coconut Flakes

Grilled Bananas with Chocolate and Toasted Coconut Flakes (Photo by Jaden Hair)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients
4 bananas (leave peel on)
3 oz. (85 g) dark or milk chocolate bar, broken into pieces
1/2 cup (40 g) sweetened coconut flakes (or other toppings of your choice, like chopped nuts or chopped fruit)

Directions
1. Lay the bananas sideways. Carefully slide the bananas open (cut through the skin and through the banana itself) without cutting through the bottoms or through the ends. You're creating a pocket for the chocolate.

2. Tuck the chocolate inside the banana.

Chocolate Wontons

Chocolate Wontons (Photo by Jaden Hair)
Food & Recipes

 

It's so easy, too. Just add a chunk of your favorite chocolate to the middle, seal and fry.

Makes 12 chocolate wontons.

Ingredients

1 egg
1 tablespoon water
12 wonton wrappers, defrosted (keep wrappers covered with damp towel)
12 pieces or nuggets of chocolate
High-heat oil for frying
Confectioners' sugar, for sprinkling

Directions

1. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and water to make an egg wash.