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Lao cuisine

Lao cuisine is the cuisine of Laos, which is distinct from other Southeast Asian cuisines. The Lao originally came from the north in a region that became China, but moved southward and brought with them their Lao traditions.

Laab Gai Spicy Chicken Salad

Laab Gai – Spicy Chicken Salad

Though we call it a salad with all of the freshness from lime, mint leaves and coriander, Larb can be eaten with sticky rice or different vegetables such as cabbage. Try this Laab recipe as a side dish for your…

Lao Cuisine and Recipes

Lao Cuisine

Lao cuisine is the cuisine of Laos, which is distinct from other Southeast Asian cuisines. The Lao originally came from the north in a region that became China, but moved southward and brought with them their Lao traditions.

Padaek – Lao Fermented Fish Sauce

Padaek, sometimes Padek, Lao bagoong, (Lao: ປາແດກ) is a traditional Lao condiment made from pickled or fermented fish that has been cured. Often known as Lao fish sauce, it is a thicker, seasoned fish sauce that often contains chunks of…

Tom Kha Kai - Chicken Coconut Soup

Tom Kha Kai – Chicken Coconut Soup

This simple Thai chicken coconut soup or Tom Kha Kai has that distinctive Thai flavour a balance of spicy, salty, sweet and sour. Tom Kha Kai is a great first course for any Thai curry or served as a main…

Tom Yum Soups

Tom Yum Soups

Tom yum or tom yam is a Lao and Thai clear, spicy and sour soup. Tom yum is widely served in neighbouring countries such as Cambodia, Malaysia and Singapore, and has been popularised around the world.