Lao Green Papaya Salad (Tam Som; ຕໍາສົ້ມ; Tam Maak Hoong; ຕໍາໝາກຫຸ່ງ) with grilled tilapia fish, and Pa Buakham Soured Pork sausage (Som Moo; ສົ້ມໝູ) for lunch in Vientiane, Laos.

lao green papaya salad

ping pa nin

Pa Buakham is well known for her delicious Jeow Bong (Pa Buakham Brand) in Luang Prabang, Laos. Her shop carries Som Moo or Soured Pork sausage, shrimp paste, crab paste, Kanom Kee Meo, and other ready to eat items, and other dried products.

Som Moo

I don’t like to eat pork but when I go to Laos, I like to eat pork meat in Som Moo version with Tam Maak Hoong.