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Sweet coconut cakes laos

Sweet coconut cakes laos

About this recipe: Kanom Krok is an ubiquitous street snack made in the cast iron kanom krok pan. This version is rich, custardy and consistent. Recipes vary wildly, but this one works every time. More important than the recipe, though, is having a seasoned pan and even heat. Ingredients 3 14-oz. cans coconut milk, or

Pork laap

Pork laap

Ingredients 250 ml pork stock (see note, below) 200 g lean pork tenderloin, diced 100 g pork liver, diced 2 handfuls mint leaves 1 handful sliced coriander (cilantro) 4 spring onions (scallions), finely sliced 2 red chillies, sliced, plus extra to garnish 1 tbsp toasted rice powder 2 tbsp padek (Laotian fermented fish sauce) or

Duck’s blood salad

Duck's blood salad

This dish brought back memories of watching my father in the backyard with his super-sharp cleaver, carefully slitting the duck’s neck to draw out the warm blood. Dad would quickly mix the blood with ‘fish sauce to stop it congealing. It wasn’t pleasant to watch, but the ‘finished dish was delectable. The texture of duck

Lao Sausage

Lao Sausage

The Lao Sausage is not so different to the famous Chiang Mai Sausage next door in Thailand (Lanna Food). A meat treat which fuses the regions signature flavours with sours of lemongrass and kaffir lime and the fiery kicks of chillies and galangal. Fused together with minced pork and pressed into skins. Lao Sausages can

Laap, the national dish of Laos

Laap, the national dish of Laos

Many of the standard dishes served around Laos are adaptations from Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese food. One dish that is 100 percent traditional Lao though is laap, arguably the national dish of Laos; we would argue that a visit to the country simply isn’t complete without trying it. Laap (also spelled as lahp, larb and