Cambodian

  • Published in Culture

Spirit Worlds: Cambodia, The Buddha And The Naga by Philip Coggan

An absorbing study of Cambodian religion and beliefs covering everything from the role of monks in everyday life to beliefs in ghosts, gods and shamans. Belief in the supernatural covers every aspect of a Cambodian’s birth, life and death; life is a process of merit-making in order to maximize the conditions of their rebirth. Philip Coggan’s lively text describes the Buddha’s life, the establishment of Buddhism in Cambodia and the duties of monks within the monasteries.

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  • Published in Cuisine

Ambarella: Cambodian Cuisine by Sorey Long and Kanika Linden

Ambarella was born out of love: the love of food, of sharing, and of spending time together as mother and daughter.
In our family, food has the power to express emotions we sometimes find hard to communicate. The book started as a conversation about family recipes. Scents and flavours triggered memories and long forgotten emotions which came tumbling back from the past.

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