Cambodian Cooking: A Humanitarian Project in Collaboration with ACT for Cambodia


Cambodian Cooking: A Humanitarian Project in Collaboration with ACT for Cambodia


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Prepare all your favorite Cambodian foods with this easy-to-follow and informative Cambodian cookbook. New cookbooks on Asian cuisines are much easier to find now than in years past. However, it’s still very difficult to find a useful cookbook that focuses on the foods of Cambodia. Now, for the first time Cambodian Cooking brings a previously untapped culinary tradition to the table for everyone to enjoy.

The recipes included feature favorites such as Curry Fish Cakes, Consomme with Caramelized Beef and Star Anise, Stir-fried Chicken with Chilies and Cashews and Banana Sesame Fritters.

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Weight 408 g
Dimensions 228 × 267 mm

Joannes Riviere

Author Bio

Joannes Riviere is a highly talented young French chef who was formerly a pastry chef in the US. He went to Cambodia to run the training courses at the Sala Bai Hotel and Restaurant School, a free school founded in 2002 to help impoverished children in Cambodia. Since then, Joannes has become an authority on Cambodian cuisine. He wrote the recipes in this book in collaboration with the teachers at Sala Bai school and with the help of his Cambodian friends. Today he's the chef at one of Siem Reap's most prestigious hotels. Maja Smend specializes in culinary and travel photography. She won the Best Media and Photography Student Award in 2000, and then founded her own company. German by birth but based in London, she has a wide clientele in the UK and throughout the rest of Europe, including some major food manufacturers, publishers, advertising and design agencies. Dominique De Bourgknecht and David Lallemand of Act for Cambodia put all of their energy and enthusiasm into every stage of this project, from looking for financial backing, to negotiating the publishing contract, contributing content and organizing the photography sessions. Act for Cambodia founded and now runs the Sala Bai school. **Joannes, Maja, Dominique and David all gave their services entirely free of charge to help produce Cambodian Cooking.**



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Paperback / softback

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