Sandan

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Sandan, also known as bullet wood or Mimusops elengi, is a tropical tree whose fragrant flowers are valued in Cambodian cuisine for their unique aroma and flavor. The blossoms are often used to infuse desserts and beverages, imparting a subtle sweetness and floral notes that elevate the sensory experience of a dish.

In traditional medicine, sandan is also appreciated for its health benefits, including its soothing properties. The use of sandan flowers in culinary preparations showcases the Cambodian culinary tradition's deep connection with nature, where even flowers play a significant role in the art of flavoring food.