Cooking in Cambodia Barbara Kingstone January 19, 2011 Cambodia, Cuisine One of my splendid travel memories was in Siem Reap (Cambodia). The classes begin in the pasa cha (old market) not too far from the astonishing Angkor Wat. We left Amansara at 7.30AM and once we reached the marketplace, we were guided through the labyrinth of tunnel-like passages, one market area leading into another. We had been given a shopping list and riels (the local currency), to purchase a few essentials for the day’s menu. On our return, the Khmer chef taught us the preparation of Khmer dishes easily duplicated at home.