tom khem

Tom Khem (Sweet Salted Pork Stew With Hard Boiled Eggs) for lunch in Vientiane, Laos. Aunt Phone has been making many dishes using pork meat since beef prices have not gone...

Larb Moo

Beef prices are quite high in Vientiane, Laos at the moment for the average working people. The alternative to beef for many people are pork and pork fat to feed the...

Dinner in Vientiane, Laos with Koy Phan Pa or Koy Pa Phan.

What’s for lunch today in Vientiane, Laos? It’s no other than my two favorite dishes with Pun Hoy Kang (Cockle Wrap) and Pa Nin (Fish Wrap). Aunt Kian bought a set...

Ping Som Moo (Grilled Soured Pork Sausage or Fermented Pork Sausage) for breakfast in Vientiane, Laos.

Koy Pa

Koy Pa (Lao Fish Minced Salad) with Kaeng Pa (Lao Fish Soup) for dinner in Vientiane, Laos. Aunt Tou was visiting from Pakse and brought some fishes to the relatives in...

Tom Kai and Jeow Maak Len

Tom Kai (Boiled Chicken) and Jeow Maak Len (Spicy Tomato Chutney) for dinner in Vientiane, Laos.

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...