After trying our hand at the foods of Taiwan and Cambodia to gain a better understanding of the cuisines, we have reached a decision in their first qualifying round matchup for The World Cup of Food.
With all our leftover bok choy from our Taiwanese stir-fry, we thought we’d try to scour the internet for a Cambodian take on the vegetable. The fantastic Youtube channel Mom’s Recipes, which features detailed videos with instructions on how to prepare a number of Cambodian dishes, came through for us with their Cambodian bok choy video:
Cambodia is one of the Southeast Asian nations that, along with Laos and Burma, gets overshadowed in world culinary consciousness by its more well-known neighbors Thailand and Vietnam. One of the most rewarding consequences of producing The World Cup of Food has been the opportunity to explore the cuisines of these overlooked areas more closely, and we eagerly anticipated the chance to dive into Cambodian cuisine.