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The Lao Food Guide

Your official guide to the wonders of Lao Food


Rice field in Mekong Delta, An Giang, Vietnam

Lao Food is
a Love Letter
to Laos
from Lao

Laos is a land-linked country nestled in the heart (or huajai ຫົວໃຈ) of Southeast Asia, captivating with its serene landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality, offering a unique blend of tranquility and adventure. A place that still holds the burden of a land ravaged by remnants of war, Laos shows its resilience in the crops that grow, the specialty ingredients it produces, and the people that make it into a treasured cuisine.

Lao food is a tapestry of flavors that reflects the country's cultural heritage and deep-rooted connection to nature. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of exquisite tastes and uncover the secrets behind Lao culinary traditions that have been passed down through generations.

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Some Essential Ingredients

What's on the Menu?

This guide was brought to you by the Lao Food Foundation.

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