Sai Oua | Lao Sausage

Sai Oua Lao sausage is packed with exciting flavors that no other sausage can compare to.  It comes with all the essential Lao ingredients packed into fatty pork goodness.  There will be blasts of lemongrass, galangal, and plenty of umami from the padaek. The process is a labor of love but once you finish, it…

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Jeaw Wan (Sweet Sauce)

I grew up with this sauce and still love it! It is the perfect sauce for spring rolls, eggrolls, lettuce wrap, banh cuon, banh xeo, and salads. Make it and save it in your fridge for about a week.

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Puffed Sticky Rice Cakes

This recipe only includes two main ingredients: sticky rice and sugar.  Sticky rice goes through three processes of steaming, drying, and frying to produce a super crispy puffed rice cake.  The caramel is drizzled on top and its a perfect snack after all your Lao meals.  

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Ping Gai – Lao Chicken Wings

It was an easy and simple way to add many Lao flavors to chicken wings.  Whether it is roasted or bbq’d, it makes a perfect meal to enjoy with the family.  My favorite part of the wings is the yummy ligaments and cartilage. It pairs perfectly with thummakhoong with the caramelized glaze from the wings…

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Khao Niew & Khao Jee – Sticky Rice & Lao Pancake

Sticky rice is a staple in Lao cuisine.  Almost every meal always has fresh sticky rice to enjoy with dips, meats, and veggies.  With the rice, we are making khao jee a Lao pancake snack. Its crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside.  This street snack goes well with jeaw bong a sweet…

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Gaeng Nor Mai – Yanang Bamboo Pork Stew

Gaeng nor mai is a traditional Lao stew known for its earthy green flavors.  The taste comes from the fresh bamboo shoots, yanang extract, and lots of green herbs.  When this comes hot off the stove, it pairs perfectly with warm sticky rice.

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