Top 5 best specialties in Laos

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Laos Cuisine can not be appreciated in the culinary map of Southeast Asia, however, this place still has many delicious impressive food, making you remember when leaving Laos.

1. Khausoy: Khausoy is a famous dish in Luang Prabang, looking  outside, it is the same as but it has simple ingredients and more delicious taste.

Khausoy broth is boil and filter water to enter blanching. Then, pour the soup into a bowl of water and, put khausoy above, served with vegetables, raw spinach, shallots, pepper, chili. Khausoy is the most important ingredient of this dish, made of minced pork mixed with garlic, tomatoes, spices and special loai.Special thing of this dishes is not necessary to the bone tunnel which when mixed into the melted khausoy Water still impressive enough to make diners on attractive aroma, sweet taste.

2. Crispy French bread:

Because of experiencing a long period of French colonial French cuisine so popular also in Laos, and can easily be found everywhere, especially in the restaurants in Vientiane and Luang Prabang. In particular, crispy French bread, baguette is a popular breakfast dish of Laos. Laotians generally put baguette dipped in coffee milk to eat, or eat with fried or stuffed eggs inside like a sandwich pate.

3. Tam Mak Houng: Papaya salad called Tam Maak Houng in Laotian.

Papaya fruit selected is not too green, but not nearly ripe. After papaya is grated into fibers will be given the mortar to hit gently. Spices entered including lemon juice, shrimp sauce, eggplant, pepper, chili. When eating papaya salad of Laos, the aroma of spices mixed with the sour taste will bring to the customers own flavor unlike any dishes are sold in any other place. Most restaurants, cafes in Laos have this dish.

4. Laap: In Laotian, Laap ( polony) means luck, symbolizing peaceful wishes.

Raw materials for making this dish could use beef, pork, chicken mixed with chopped liver and spices such as lemon juice, chilli, galangal. Once mixed, Laap will be served as lettuce fish salad, lettuce, string beans all blended together create extremely attractive aroma. The sourness of lime juice, spicy chili, aroma of spices giving visitors an unforgettable experience.

5. Sticky rice ( Klao niaw ): Rice is a food highly valued in Laos particularly sticky rice, although rice (Khao perturbed) and vermicelli rice (Khao poon) are also very popular here.

The family members in Laos often eating from a common bowl or each one a bowl, separate the s Laotian sticky rice was eat draw by hand. When eating, the Laotians will hold sticky rice into small cubes, and then use it as spoon to dredge and herded into the mouth feed on disc, or put into the sauce. The chef Deinla in Phu Doi restaurant in Luang Prabang has shared the secret to creating the perfect sticky rice dish is “sticky rice should soak overnight before use, then rinse several times before being steamed in a bamboo basket “. Also, coming to Laos you’ll be enjoying a fascinating sticky rice Khao Lam (glutinous rice will be put inside a bamboo tube and baked under fire).

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