Laos Recipes

Thai Lao Glass Noodle Shrimp Soup

In Lao, glass noodle is called “sin lon”. When purchasing glass noodles make sure the ingredients listed on the package shows only mung bean and water. Glass noodles are often used in salads, soups, and fried spring rolls. Do not…

Green Mango Salad

I shred the green mango like the green papaya; I use only a sharp knife. I make the green papaya salad with the use of a Thai / Lao Mortar & Pestle Set but DO NOT use a mortar and…

Lap Lao Beef

Lap Lao is the national food dish of Laos. It is like a salad dish with meat and Thai Lao herbs tossed together. You can make Lap Chicken, fish, and shrimp. The mint and the Ground Toasted Sticky Rice are…

Thai Lao Seafood Salad

The Thai Lao Seafood salad dish is commonly known as ‘Yum Talay’. When making this dish, do not overcook the seafood which will result to a chewy and rubbery texture…big mistake! Serve the seafood salad with Thai Lao Sticky Rice…

Baked Cassava Dessert Squares

 You can purchase grated frozen cassava but you’ll need to first thaw the packages before mixing the cassava with the other ingredients. The cassava mixture may be steamed and then tossed into coconut flakes. Check out steam cassava with coconut…

Preparing Banana Leaves

Bananas grow in abundance in Thailand and Laos. The leaves are used to wrap food for steaming ‘Khao Dome’ and ‘Moke Pha’ dishes. ‘Khao Dome’ is coconut milk and Thai Lao Sticky Rice steamed in banana leaf. ‘Moke Pha’ is…

Cooking Lao Sticky Rice

Sticky Rice is the preferred rice for Laos and northern Thailand. Sticky Rice is best serve with Classic Thai / Lao Hot Sauce and Lap Lao Beef. You must serve at least one of the sticky rice dipping sauces when…

Roasted Tomato Chili Sauce

The Roasted Tomato Chili Sauce is excellent for dipping barbecue meat and Lao sticky rice The Thai and Lao method would be to barbecue the vegetables over an open fire or coal. In my video, you’ll see that I’ve broiled…

Spring Roll Dipping Sauce

The Spring Roll Dipping Sauce recipe is a popular Thai Lao salad dressing. Because this sauce is so good, you’ll want to double dip. Therefore, each person must have his own spring roll dipping sauce sprinked with crushed toasted peanuts.…