The Mexican coming up Trumps in Cambodia

November 4, 2015 Darren Gall 0

Question: what do Angkor Wat and Mexican cuisine have in common? Answer: both are on Unesco Heritage Lists, Angkor on the ‘World Heritage List’ and Mexican Cuisine on its ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage List’ oh, and […]

Gives me the Schnitz

October 29, 2015 Darren Gall 0

We all have that take-me-home food, that one dish that transports us right back to mum’s kitchen; our most favourtie of childhood favourites. If we manage to discover this food abroad then it can send […]

The Old Chinese House

October 21, 2015 Darren Gall 0

Old House Chinese House sits on the riverside opposite the port in Sisowath Quay; it was built in 1904, a time when Phnom Penh was just beginning to establish itself as the capital of Cambodia. […]

Malis – Living Cambodian Cuisine

October 15, 2015 Darren Gall 0

Cambodian Cuisine is said to be one of the oldest cuisines in the world, yet its traditions, its recipes and its history have been passed down from generation to generation as an oral history only, […]

The First Decade

October 5, 2015 Darren Gall 0

    Open Wine is one of those Phnom Penh institutions that you take comfort in knowing are always there for you. Yet, in a city where new dining establishments -with promises of the extraordinary- […]

Harvest of the Heart

October 2, 2015 Darren Gall 0

Sisters Emmanuelle and Marie-Pierre are the driving force behind the family wine business of Vignobles Raguenot, owners and operators of the Bordeaux Chateaux, des Tourtes in Blaye and Haut Beyzac in Haut Medoc. Proud of […]

Out of the Darkness

August 29, 2015 Darren Gall 0

  Tasmania is sometimes called the Apple Isle and was once known as Van Diemen’s Land, it sits off the south east coast of mainland Australia and is a sparsely populated island, with large tracts […]

Shooting Blancks!

August 19, 2015 Darren Gall 0

  Philippe Blanck of Domaine Paul Blanck is in Cambodia for a few days this September, spreading good cheer as he innately and inevitably manages to do, sharing his deep passion for Alsace and sharing […]

Memory of an Elephant

July 6, 2015 Darren Gall 0

There was a time when European merchants, writers, adventurers and those out for a grand tour would travel throughout South East Asia by steamer, going about their business, enduring their hardships and either building up […]

Human, All Too Human

March 29, 2015 Darren Gall 0

My shameless love affair with Pinot Noir is widely known, Burgundy in particular but, we are not exclusive. A Glass of Noir Sweetness and silk on the tongue, Cherry kisses, Falling to the floor of […]

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