Sticky rice in bamboo


Found and eaten in the streets of Cambodia.

The sticky rice is prepared inside the bamboo with coconut milk and sugar. The woman put it over the fire for hours and let the heat do the work. When they give it to you, it looks like a regular bamboo stick. You have to pull out the hay that covers the top, and then peel open the bamboo stick to reveal delicious sticky rice.

I do wish this was a snack I could find anywhere else in the world. The simpler the meal the richer. It’s a reminder of how close our food should be from the earth. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s