Lao Food - Larb Moo

Lunch in Vientiane, Laos with Larb Moo (Spicy Minced Pork Salad) and Kaeng Sen Lon (Glass Noodle Soup with Pork Meatballs). Aunt Phone loves to eat Spicy Minced Pork Salad and...

Lao Food - Jeow Hed

Breakfast in Vientiane, Laos with Jeun Pa (Fried Fish) and Jeow Hed (Mushroom Chutney). Since my cousin, Khek had a day off from work, it was her turn to cook for...

Lao Food - Tam Khao Poon

Lunch in Vientiane, Laos with Fried Fish (Jeuan Pa) and Noodle Salad (Tam Khao Poon) made by Aunt Phone and Aunt Kian.

Phan Hoy Khaeng (Cockle Wraps) for dinner. I went to a fish and seafood store in Rotterdam for a kilo of fresh cockles, which was more than enough for myself for...

Khao Poon Nam Phik with Fish

Khao Poon Nam Phik (Rice Vermicelli with Chilli Pepper Sauce) for lunch in Vientiane, Laos. Aunt Kian and Aunt Phone made the Nam Khao Poon with fish and plenty of pork...

Various dishes representing Luang Prabang Province at the annual Lao Food Festival in Vientiane, Laos. The festival is hosted by the Lao Business Women’s Association in cooperation with the Lao Women’s...

Highlights from the second day of Lao Food Festival 2013 held at Lao National Culture Hall in Vientiane, Laos. The festival is hosted by the Lao Businesswomen’s Association in cooperation with...

Today was the first day of Lao Food Festival held at Lao National Culture Hall. This is the 8th year of the festivity organized by the Lao Businesswomen’s Association in cooperation...

Holland Cucumber was on sale at the local market last week. I bought a couple of them and made Tam Maak Taeng (Lao Spicy Cucumber Salad) for an afternoon snack on...

Tam Maak Hoong

Tam Maak Hoong aka Lao Green Papaya Salad with Som Moo (Soured Pork Sausage), Kiep Moo (Pork Rinds), and Sai Aur Luang Prabang (Luang Prabang Sausage). There was no sticky rice...

My relatives invited me for lunch and I was treated to one of my favorite Lao Food dish, Pun Pa Nin (Fish Wraps using grilled fish). The farmed Tilapia fish was...

When I was in Laos last year, I was introduced to Green Mango Salad with Phak I Leut and Mak Len Mai Leaf. I bought a handful of Mak Len Mai...

Dinner at Centre Point in Vientiane, Laos with Tam Sen Lon or Spicy Glass Noodle Salad. My cousin just received her paycheck and decided to take me out for dinner. When...

Spicy Friendship Salad (Tam Ruam Mit) for dinner at Center Point in Vientiane, Laos. This salad is made with noodle, vegetables, beef meatballs, and served with roasted peanuts and cooked shrimps....

Green Mango and Chili Dipping Sauce for an afternoon snack in Luang Prabang. It’s always fun to pick your own young green mango right of a tree during the mango season...

Minced Pork Salad

Larb Moo (Minced Pork Salad) and Kaeng Moo Sai Maak Pi (Pork Bone Soup) with banana blossom for lunch in Vientiane, Laos.

Young Green Mango with Chili Dipping Sauce for an afternoon snack. I wanted to treat myself to something sour and spicy while waiting for Christmas Dinner. I had three small green...

Khao Poon

Breakfast in Vientiane, Laos with two Lao Food dishes bought from the food vendors at That Luang Festival. After the Almsgiving Ceremony, my two aunts decided it would be better to...