Lunch in Luang Prabang with Homemade Khao Soy. The relatives like to eat Khao Soy at least once a week and when they make it, they eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for a couple of days in a row. My bowl was extra spicy today even though it is quite a normal amount of the pepper paste. I don’t like my Khao Soy to be too spicy since I’m not used to eating as much spicy food as I used to when I was living in the US with my parents.

The relatives ran out of the flat thin noodles by the time I arrived home from walking around Luang Prabang center. One of the kids came back with two bags of Lao green papaya salad with Khao Poon noodles and they made me a bowl of Khao Soy using Khao Poon noodles. Grandma wanted to send the kid back to buy some noodles but it was time for afternoon school session.

I didn’t want to bother anyone since none of the kids have a driving permit for the motorbike and can get in trouble with the police. They kids ride bicycle to school but now and then would ride a mo-ped for a quick trip to the market which is a bit risky since the oldest one is only 12 or 13 years old. When in Laos it’s a norm to go with the flow and I ate what was put on the table.