A camera crew follows Luu Meng around the kitchen of his Phnom Penh restaurant, zooming in as he tosses ingredients into a hot wok.
In an age of celebrity chefs, this man is Cambodia's answer to Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver, though without Ramsay's foul-mouthed tirades or Oliver's laddish Essex ways.
In fact, Luu Meng cooked with Ramsay for an episode of Gordon's Great Escape that looked at a cuisine slowly emerging from the shadows of neighbouring Thailand and Vietnam. Its rise is no surprise to the cognoscenti who treasure Phnom Penh as something of a foodie's paradise.
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