Catherine Enfield

Catherine Enfield Catherine Enfield writes the blog Munchie Musings.

Web Site: http://www.munchiemusings.net


Sacramento Natural Food Co-op’s new cooking classroom

Dec 5, 2016
Sacramento Natural Food Co-op’s new cooking classroom

Since it's opening in October, the new Sacramento Natural Food Co-op has been a busy hive of activity. So much so that they even extended their hours till 11 p.m. While the downstairs is abuzz, there's great things happening upstairs as well.The second...

Happy Birthday…..to Me! (the blog)

Dec 5, 2016
Happy Birthday…..to Me! (the blog)

OK. It's really a double birthday. My birthday is December 8th, but the bigger news is that this blog is 9 years old. One more year and it will be a decade! That might not seem like much, but in blog years nine is a big deal. When I started there ...

Sneak peek: Meadowlands in Sloughouse

Dec 2, 2016
Sneak peek: Meadowlands in Sloughouse

Sneak peek disclaimer: This is not a review as I was invited to taste the menu before the official opening. I also know the owners and chefs of this restaurant.Anyone who drives the Jackson Highway is familiar with the two landmarks in Sloughouse. Ther...

Visiting Angkor Wat

Nov 26, 2016
Visiting Angkor Wat

outside Ta ProhmMany people have a visit to the famed Angkor Wat as part of their bucket list. I have a Things to Do Before I Die List and it's definitely been on there for some years. When my friend told me he was heading there last month, I was a bit...

Visiting a Cambodian floating village – Kapong Kreag

Nov 18, 2016
Visiting a Cambodian floating village – Kapong Kreag

Tuk tuk drivers are always on their toes as salesmen. As I've mentioned in Bangkok to Siem Reap - Train or Bus?, drivers will try very hard to become your driver for the duration of your stay. They will also try to sell you sites as distant as the...

Cambodian (Khmer) Food

Nov 16, 2016
Cambodian (Khmer) Food

We know the country as Cambodia, but the history and region are Khmer. What's that? The empire that built Angkor Wat and many other temples through Southeast Asia was the Khmer empire. The empire ran through today's Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam and ran from about the 8th century to the 13th century. Today...

Cambodian (Khmer) Food – at the market and roadside

Nov 16, 2016
Cambodian (Khmer) Food – at the market and roadside

My first post on Cambodian food covered national dishes. This post is mostly photos from my visit to the local food market in Siem Reap. First, let me share a video of a roadside snack. I had read about these rice snacks on the internet and so when I saw them on the road...

Asian-style Pulled Pork for Noodles, Rice, Congee, Ramen, Buns

Nov 16, 2016
Asian-style Pulled Pork for Noodles, Rice, Congee, Ramen, Buns

I've been eating a lot more Asian food this last year. In particular, I've been ordering a lot of ramen and then making a lot of congee at home with my homemade bone broth. I often use a rotisserie chicken for my congee, but pork is my favorite meat an...

Bangkok to Siem Reap – Train or Bus?

Nov 14, 2016
Bangkok to Siem Reap – Train or Bus?

Many times tourists traveling to Thailand will also venture to Cambodia to see the famed Angkor Wat temples. After all, it's only a 30 minute flight or day's journey away. Had I understood my friend's visa predicament, I would have flown directly into ...

Budget flights and hotels for Cambodia

Nov 12, 2016
Budget flights and hotels for Cambodia

We called it Pigeon Park, in front of Royal Palace, because locals sell corn and feed the pigeonsMy trip this month to Cambodia had been a spur-of-the-moment decision. A friend is traveling Southeast Asia and when he said he was going to Angkor Wat, I ...

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