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Photographic essay on the culture and cuisine of Laos. Traveled from Luang Prabang to Vientiane, into families homes and explored villages. Sampl… Read More
Photographic essay on the culture and cuisine of Laos. Traveled from Luang Prabang to Vientiane, into families homes and explored villages. Sampling the wonderful food all the time Read Less
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Saveur Magazine
Land of a Million Flavors: The cooking of Laos
Written by John Kritch, Photography by Ariana Lindquist
A journey through Laos, a rural country of ancient temples and traditions, reveals a culinary tapestry of remarkable colors and tastes that is unlike any other in Asia.
Monks eat during a break from chanting at a funeral in Luang Prabang.
A woman shops at a vegetable market Vientiane.
A wedding ceremony in Luang Prabang.
In Vientiane, night markets offer an amazing array of local culinary delights.
Kaipen, a Laotian snack made of dried algae flavored with tamarind and galangal dries on cane racks along side the Mekong River.
Women prepare laap moo, a minced pork salad, at a family gathering in Luang Prabang.
A young monk crosses the road to water his vegetable patch along side the Nam Kahn river in Luang Prabang.