This is a day that gives us all a break from the regular daily routine. There are two options for this day. You can eat all meals out. Or, you can use disposable paper plates, cups and silverware.

It is nice to have a choice. In the Safe House in Battambang they do not have a choice but to clean huge piles of dirty dishes three times every day. Plus, the dish washing is done in a very traditional way.


Cooking – just as dish washing – is a community affair. For parties or big meals, everybody has to give a helping hand. Vegetables and fruit are cut and prepared in very large quantities. There is also a very big demand for garlic. At least they can be sure that – even if only occasionally – vampires are banned from the premises.