Posted in April 2012

Rusty Keyhole

Rusty Keyhole

One of the places we really like to eat at in town is the Rusty Keyhole. If you look in the Lonely Planet: Cambodia, you will find the Rusty Keyhole mentioned. The Phnom Penh Post reports it as “serving the best BBQ ribs in the land.” They are delicious, but we really love the mashed potatoes, too! … Continue reading

Kampot Pepper

Kampot Pepper

Kampot is known for its pepper production. Back in the day, when Cambodia was a French colony, no respectable restaurant in France would be without Kampot peppercorns on their tables (source). Today, although it may not be exported as it once was, the taste is still unbeatable. Kampot pepper is a unique burst of pepper flavor that … Continue reading

Beautifying a Kitchen

Beautifying a Kitchen

We are in the process of transforming my kitchen. Surprisingly enough, my husband chose the orange color for the wall. We already have the blue tile we have to work with on the counter-tops, but I’m hoping that we can find some fabric to bring it all together. In the meantime, it’s a beautiful orange kitchen…I’m … Continue reading

Baby Pineapple

Baby Pineapple

When I first went to the nursery to buy plants, I wanted to get some plants that I could eat in the end. Aloe was on the list of things as well as chili peppers. They were out of chili peppers, and I learned that avocado trees take years to produce, nor do they do … Continue reading

People in Cambodia

People in Cambodia

Meeting the Khmer people is interesting because you learn a little more about the culture with every person. The Khmer people are eager to meet us and then see us later around town. That’s one great thing about living in a small town. One day as our motorcycle broke down, and we were walking it … Continue reading

My Oven

My Oven

One of the best things about learning to cook in a foreign country is getting around the “issues” you find in your own kitchen. It’s not quite as simple as turning on the oven and walking away to let it preheat for the amazing cake you are about to make. Not so here… Here in … Continue reading