Lao Food Archive

Mekong Fish Salad

Making Koy Pa Nam Khong ກ້ອຍປານໍ້າຂອງ (Mekong Fish Salad) and Kaeng Pa ແກງປາ (Fish Soup) for lunch in Laos.

Grilling Pork

Ping Sien Moo (Grilling Pork) for breakfast in Vientiane, Laos. My Aunt Phone likes to eat pork and she often grills the pork meat for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Feu Noodle Soup

Feu Noodle Soup for breakfast in Vientiane, Laos. My two aunts didn’t feel like making breakfast this morning. We decided to treat ourselves to noodle soup for breakfast at one of the noodle soup restaurant in Vientiane, Laos.

Ping Som Moo, Tam Mak Thua

Grilled Sour Pork and Lao String Bean Salad (yardlong bean salad) for dinner in Vientiane, Laos. An Aunt from Pakse came by for a visit and brought a couple of kilos worth of Sour Pork as gift to the relatives in Vientiane.

Pakse Khao Nom Kok for lunch

Pakse Style Khao Nom Kok (Pakse Coconut Cakes) for lunch in Vientiane, Laos. My Aunt Phone made the grilled coconut cakes with minced pork fillings. As an experiment, she also added pandan leaf extract in the batter. In the past, my aunt made the coconut cakes in plain white color (the color of the flour).

Lao Baguette

My typical breakfast in Vientiane, Laos is no other than Khao Jie Pate aka Lao baguette or Lao sandwich.

Papaya Salad with Roasted Pork

Lao Green Papaya Salad (Tam Som; ຕໍາສົ້ມ; Tam Mak Hoong; ຕໍາໝາກຫຸ່ງ) and Roasted Pork (Aop Moo; ອົບຫມູ) for lunch in Vientiane, Laos.