Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 11, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- With the growing number of tourists choosing Cambodia as their holiday destination, the cuisine of the country is gaining popularity as well. The pan-Asian broadcaster Channel News Asia recognizes the resurrection of traditional cooking in the Kingdom by featuring the Cambodia Cooking Class in its ‘Taste Matters’ programme.
In the tv-show, presenter Marc Dass explores the psyche of Phnom Penh, as he learns to cook its signature dish, Fish Amok. Cooking class chef Heng demonstrates how to prepare this fish curry, dry steamed in a cup of banana leaves. There is a lot of time involved in creating Fish Amok, and the result is a superb dish.
As more and more people discover, Khmer food has its own distinct character in a subtle balance of flavours. The Cambodia Cooking Class attracts a steadily increasing number of students. Food is at the heart of every culture, so taking part in the cooking classes gives tourists a unique inside into Cambodia and its people.
Channel News Asia’s programme ‘Taste Matters’ features Cambodian cuisine on Friday July 11th at 6:30pm Cambodian time (11.30am CST/GMT). The program is repeated the following Monday July 14th at 09:30am and Tuesday July 15th at 1:30pm (Cambodian times).