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Larb Shrimp

Spicy Shrimp Salad (Larb Shrimp; Larb Koong or Larb Goong) for dinner using cooked and peel tiny shrimps rather than the live dancing shrimp version (Sao Noi Disco) that many people are fond of eating in Laos.

Tam Maak Hoong Som Moo
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Tam Mak Hoong and Som Moo

Tam Mak Hoong (ຕຳຫມາກຫຸ່ງ Lao Green Papaya Salad) and Som Moo (ສົ້ມຫມູ Soured Pork) for lunch in Luang Prabang, Laos. I did not made my lunch but rather bought both dishes from a papaya salad stall somewhere near the Mekong River.

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Spicy Shrimp Salad

Spicy Shrimp Salad ( ລາບກຸ້ງ; Larb Koong, Larb Shrimp, or Laap Koong, Laap Koong) for dinner. This version, the shrimp is fully cooked rather than the raw (dancing shrimp) version that many people in Laos are fond of eating.

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Khao Lod Chong

Pandan Noodles with Coconut Milk (Nam Varn Khao Lod Chong ນ້ຳຫວານເຂົ້າລອດຈອງ, ນ້ຳຫວານເຂົ້າລອດຊ່ອງ) for dessert in Vientiane, Laos. My Aunt didn’t make this dessert but bought a few bags of Nam Varn from her favorite dessert stall at Khua Din Market (Talat Khua Din).