Photo Essay: Cambodia and Laos

Cambodia and Laos are like another planet compared to where we live in Midwestern America. Since a picture is worth its weight in words, I thought I’d share about my time in photographs. The majority of my time in Cambodia was spent in the city of Battambang, working at the Green...

Announcing…Back to the Green Mango Cafe!

Nearly one year has passed since we traveled to Cambodia to write the Green Mango Cafe benefit cookbook and spend time with the young women at the cooking school there. One year later, we’re excited to announce that I (Sonja) will be returning in mid-March! In Cambodia I’ll be travelling to...

Food for Thought: How Do You Eat?

As we gear up for Thanksgiving here in America, we thought we’d take some time to reflect a bit on the act of eating. We’re very excited to present a contribution from a guest author! Ryana DeArmond is the Resident Training Chef at the Green Mango Cafe & Bakery in...

Buy it Today: Green Mango Cafe Cookbook!

  Our journey has come full-circle. This past March, we flew across the world, with hopes of writing a cookbook to benefit at-risk young women in Cambodia. Today, after months of recipe testing, writing, editing, photographing, graphic designing, organizing, asking questions, and looking at the same words and photographs until...

Cambodia: Wrap Up

Thank you so much for sticking with us through the Cambodia series! We truly appreciate your support. We’d especially like to thank each and every one of you who have sent notes, comments, or chatted with us about the experience!  It’s been life changing, and it has been truly encouraging...








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