Sweet Sticky Rice With Mango

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It is so easy to find something for the sweet tooth in Asia. And most of the dessert can also be easily cooked at home. During our time in Laos we really enjoyed their creamy and tasty sweet sticky rice with mango and coconut milk (Khao Niow Mak Muang). If we could, we would order it in every Asian restaurant. … Read More

Sticky Rice

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Rice seems to be everywhere in Southeast Asia. You see it grow on the rice fields and terraces. And people eat it all day long: For breakfast, lunch and dinner. We quickly adapted this habit and therefore also discovered the almost endless variety of different types and sorts of rice. One kind of rice particularly got us – sticky rice. … Read More

Ginger Fish

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Seafood is quite popular in most Southeast Asian regions. Even during our time in Laos, where people do not have access to the sea at all, we were treated to a lot of delicious fish dishes. All the cities we visited in Laos were located next to a river as the fishing industry is a major source of sustenance and … Read More

Lemongrass Chicken

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The Asian cuisine is full of exciting, unusual and unique flavors. It always amazes us how well-balanced the flavors and textures in Asian dishes are. And lemongrass chicken (kai kua sikay) might be the most aromatic and delicious dish among all. We received this recipe in Laos, but you can also find it within the Thai or Vietnamese cuisine. It … Read More

Fresh Spring Rolls

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Spring rolls come in many variations and are very common throughout Asia. They are the perfect starter or appetizer and so easy to prepare. The fresh spring rolls (nem sod) which are also known as summer rolls (or rice paper rolls) throughout Vietnam are our favorite. Fresh herbs and a good dip are crucial for this dish, but beside that … Read More

Keng Phet Kai

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We received this recipe for a coconut milk soup with chicken in Luang Prabang, Laos. Another name is “Keng Phet Kai” (Laos) or “Kaeng Phet Gai” (Thai) meaning “spicy curry with chicken”. Actually it is more a Thai than a Laos dish, but this only shows how similar the cuisines of these two countries are. As it is such a … Read More