CUISINE OF CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE
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Amok might be the dish most familiar to tourists, and it has been nicknamed 'Cambodia's national dish' by some. Samlor Korkor, however, is a culinary masterpiece that many claim is Cambodia's actual national dish. Translated into English, the dish's name means 'stirring soup.' Served to tables in both restaurants and homes, it often includes more than a dozen vegetables.
Eaten for hundreds of years, the ingredients for this nourishing soup are versatile. They can easily be adapted to whatever vegetables are seasonal or meat is on hand. Usually prepared with chicken, catfish, or pork, this hearty soup traditionally includes prahok, a type of fermented fish, and kroeung, a fragrant curry paste. ឆ្ងាញ់!
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