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Om bok for Om Tuk

Om bok for Om Tuk

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Photo by: TRACEY SHELTON

Women crush rice into flakes to make a popular snack known as om bok to sell on the roadside to passing travelers in Kampong Thom province's Stuong district. Om bok is traditionally made in the area from September to November but is most popularly eaten during Water Festival celebrations. The flakes can also be mixed with coconut and sugar, palm juice or banana to make local desserts.
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