Welcome to my cookbook, NHUM, and my country. 

NHUM means EAT in Cambodia, and it rhymes with YUM!!
In my cookbook I hope you’ll learn some delicious new recipes
which I’ve found and saved and preserved so you can enjoy
the traditional cuisine of Cambodia.
Please explore my website to find out more!
                                 – Chef Nak

Nhum – Recipes from a Cambodian Kitchen



Chef Nak and Nataly Lee have committed to creating the world’s most beautiful Cambodian cookbook ever made. The two female pioneers perfectly capture the beauty of Cambodia’s food and culture over 200 pages in this one of a kind cookbook.

Tradition for Today

Over 2 years in research and planning Chef Nak reveals new and stunning ways to create classic Cambodian dishes. Almost 80 recipes have been carefully arranged with instructions for the modern kitchen.

Family Food

At the heart of Cambodian cooking is the Family. Chef Nak brings you recipes from her home with the support and kindness of her family written into every page and recipe.

Join Chef Nak to preserve & Celebrate Cambodian Cuisine Today


“We believe that Khmer cuisine is an art form that sits proudly with Cambodia’s rich cultural artistic heritage. Through books, teaching, TV and film, social media and exclusive private dining experiences we hope to show the world the art of traditional Khmer living”

– Chef Nak –