Home-made prahok, a Cambodian staple made from fermented fish. Photo: Instagram @kepmountainlodge Home-made prahok, a Cambodian staple made from fermented fish. Photo: Instagram @kepmountainlodge
Home-made prahok, a Cambodian staple made from fermented fish. Photo: Instagram @kepmountainlodge
Cambodia

Cambodia is taking a pungent, potent approach to food diplomacy: prepare for prahok

  • Phnom Penh is looking to use the fermented fish paste – a staple of Khmer cuisine – as a way to boost soft power
  • It’s an approach to nation branding that has also been taken by other Asian nations, including the likes of Japan, Thailand and Malaysia

Topic |   Cambodia
Home-made prahok, a Cambodian staple made from fermented fish. Photo: Instagram @kepmountainlodge Home-made prahok, a Cambodian staple made from fermented fish. Photo: Instagram @kepmountainlodge
Home-made prahok, a Cambodian staple made from fermented fish. Photo: Instagram @kepmountainlodge
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