There is no official consensus on whether amok trey or samlor kakor holds the title of Cambodia's national dish.
'They really like the different samlors our hosts offer, like the snogr banlae [vegetable soup] with homemade fish balls at Van Narith's home,' Vuthyda says.
One Cambodian friend even said, 'It reminds me of my mom's soup.' Apparently, our Cambodian neighbors also have a tamarind-based soup called samlor
During these ceremonies merit is sent to the dead, but an important part of the care comes from direct interaction from the dead: '[My brother] dreamt of spirits asking for sticky rice cakes and samlor
kari,' a guard told me.
In Ubon this consisted of an almost nonexistent taxi fleet (in stark contrast to Bangkok), a fleet of bicycle-rickshaws or samlor
([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], literally 'three wheels') operated by elderly men and generally ferrying local women home from the wet markets, a small fleet of two-stroke three-wheeled tuktuk ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], an onomatopoeia) that sat outside the shopping malls and operated fixed prices to major destinations such as the airport and railway station, and songthaew, the municipal bus system.
The seven-day experience ends in Chiang Mai, the ancient capital of the Lanna Kingdom, where visitors sample local culture and the cityOs sights on a fun samlor
Samlor kokor, which literally translates as 'stirring soup', is the star among 27 dishes on her menu.
'Samlor kokor and Khmer curry are among the top favourites with my customers, especially Cambodian people staying in Japan.