You can have interesting Laos food on pretty much everywhere in this Asia country. To narrow your choices down, here are some dishes in no particular order at all. Enjoy yourself with Laos cuisine.
Khao Niaw (Sticky Rice)
The sticky rice is a traditional Laos food, which is rolled by hand into small pieces. It is often contained in a small woven basket. You can enjoy the sticky rice with other food and sauces.
Khao Jee (Baguettes)
A typical Laos food, which can be found on every street corner in Luang Prabang. You can fill it with tomatoes, carrot, cheese, and pork meat topped with chili sauce. Further choices can be chicken, avocado and bacon!
Tam Mak Houng (Spicy Green Papaya Salad)
The green Papaya salad is made from shredded papaya. The dish includes five main ingredients, which are mixed with hot chili, sour lime, salt, fish sauce and sugar. You should try once when traveling to Luang Prabang.
Larb (Laap, Larp or Lahb)
This special cuisine in Luang Prabang can be made with chicken, beef, duck, fish, pork or mushrooms. The meat is flavored with lime juice, fish sauce, and fresh herbs. It is usually served with raw vegetables and sticky rice. Larb is one of most favorite dishes of Villa Maly’s guests.
This food originates from the northern of Luang Prabang. It is a stew mainly made from vegetables, eggplants, beans, black mushrooms and gourds. Then they are seasoned with chili and coriander.
Lao Barbecue (Sindad)
The traditional Lao Barbecue (BBQ) includes a round metal dish and a cooking platform where you take a slab of fat and rub it all over the grill before cooking. Your can choose chicken or pork for this favorite Laos food. At Villa Maly, we serve the BBQ at the poolside area. This Lao-styled barbecue is locally called Sindad.
Sai Oua (Lao Sausage)
This refers to a popular type of sausage in Luang Prabang, which is made from chopped pork. It is seasoned with ginger, lime leaves, garlic, fish sauce and salt. A must-try fast food for tourists in Laos.