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Peter Green

Cambodian/Khmer Cooking

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This looks good.  More descriptions, please!  Is that a stew in a small cylinder? What's on the banana leaves?


I'm afraid that for me, 'amok' refers to a frequent state of affairs in my kitchen. In this case does 'fish amok' refer to the seasonings, the means of cooking, both, or something else altogether?

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The name "fish amok" brought a smile to my face. I believe the other night I served chicken amok, but it turned out well anyways after a comedy of errors. :)


Seriously, this is what wiki has to say about fish amok, and from some of the images on Google, my guess is that the white cylindrical container in @StephanieGodfrey's photo might be a carved coconut? If so, very cool way to present a dish.

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