Favorite Laotian Authentic Dish
Foods in America have been a delight and crave for many Americans who love to eat. There are all kinds of different kinds of foods almost in every city. Ethnic food has been around sometime Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese. Then you have all time Americans favorite Italian, then French, Greek and many more.
They are right Americans do love to eat, but they are also countries that also have good food but very few restaurants are open that serve their food like Lao food. Lao people live in Laos its country borders Thailand and Cambodia. Many people compare Lao food to Thai food, because of its similarity. But there are many dishes that Thai people or any westerners have not tried before.
Lao food can be extremely spicy and very flavorful here is a few dishes that are most common in Thai restaurants som tum (papaya salad) it's a salad made of shredded unripe papaya mix with crab paste, fish sauce, peppers, garlic, sugar, lime or tamarind, a spicy and sour dish. Larb dish (meat salad dish) it is also found in a lot of Thai Restaurant, the dish is actually a Lao national dish.
When made Laotian style the meat is chop finely and then lightly cooked in hot water, then mix with fresh herbs, spices, and squirt of lime juice since it is healthy very intense flavor. Here is the real Lao food you have been waiting for, Sean Hang a Lao beef jerky that is hunged and dried then deep fried best eaten with sticky rice and chili sauce.
Kaeng Nor Mai, A Spicy and Sour Bamboo soup with chicken very spicy soup. Mok gai, steam chicken in vermicelli noodles, spices and herbs wrapped in banana leaf. Ow is like a curry, but made from all natural ingredients, it is meat that boiled with an eggplant and other Asian vegetables until thicken. You will not find this at a Thai restaurant or even a lao restaurant because it is a dish that you just eat at home. If you ever like to try real authentic lao food there is a place you can check out in Renton, WA or you can visit there website for more info. http://www.kafedelaos.com .
Source by Dee S