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Khao Nom Kok in Luang Prabang

Buying a few portions of Khao Nom Kok (sweet coconut cakes) at the evening market in Luang Prabang, Laos. This makes a great snack or dessert after dinner.

Koy Hoy

My aunt bought a few kilos of Hoy (freshwater shellfish) at Talat Dao Heuang (Dao Heuang New Pakse Market). My aunt decided to make Koy Hoy (Larb Hoy), a sort of shellfish salad for dinner.

Tam Maak Hoong with Som Moo

Tam Maak Hoong (Lao Green Papaya Salad) and Som Moo (soured pork) for dinner in Luang Prabang, Laos. I bought the papaya salad from a street food vendor near the Night Market along and the soured pork from a lady is known for making delicious Som Moo in the area.