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Finding Phnom Penh’s Hidden Health Food Hangouts

Hundreds of NGOs, thousands. The first thing you notice when you arrive in Cambodia. Lonely Planet lists the restaurants that support good causes and employ young people from vulnerable homes. Beautiful villas surrounded by barbed wire and flowery gardens have blue “United Nations” signs over the entrance. Western supermarkets, gyms …
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Buying Food Souvenirs in Luang Prabang and Siem Reap

Kashmiri saffron, Ceylon cinnamon, Kampot pepper and Southern Indian cardamom carry price tags to make a chef’s eyes water. We pay extra for them, as we do for luxury brands and “made in Germany”. The tourist markets here in Asia have long recognized this and although spices are not quite worth their …
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