You asked: What is the difference between Thai and Cambodian food?

It’s true that Cambodian food has much in common with that of its neighbors, particularly the cooking of Vietnam. … Other Cambodian dishes are more similar to Thai food, although Cambodian dishes usually contain less chili and less sugar, and coconut milk appears less often. The most important part of every meal is rice.

Are Thai people Chinese?

Thailand has the largest overseas Chinese community in the world outside Greater China. 11 to 14 percent of Thailand’s population are considered ethnic Chinese. The Thai linguist Theraphan Luangthongkum claim the share of those having at least partial Chinese ancestry at about 40 percent of the Thai population.

Do they eat rats in Cambodia?

Ricefield rat (Rattus argentiventer) meat is eaten in Vietnamese, Taiwanese, Filipino, Cambodian, and Spanish cuisine. Rat-on-a-stick is a roasted rat dish consumed in Vietnam and Cambodia.

What can you not eat in Cambodia?

Generally, try to avoid fresh salads or raw vegetables as they may be washed with contaminated water and avoid eating raw shellfish, raw crab and cold cooked meats. Across Cambodia, regardless of where you are staying, you are best to stick to bottled water, even for brushing your teeth.

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