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food walk

Explore Unique Lao Food at the Market

food walk

Explore Unique Lao Food at the Market

49 reviews
25 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English
food walk

Explore Unique Lao Food at the Market

food walk

Explore Unique Lao Food at the Market

49 reviews
25 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Are you foodies or interested to discover the new food culture, if " YES" then the activity is for you. The experience is also aims to make you understanding Lao cooking basic, ideal for you who will take part of any Lao cooking class in Luang Prabang or Laos. Please make sure that you are coming very hungry and let me lead you throught the market, while learning Lao history, architectures and their food culture, using herb and spices, you will have a chance to taste local verity of Lao dipping sauce as well some of Lao food like ''Moo Naem'' Mix minced pork with Roasted sticky rice or '' Cheow ging '' Ginger peanut sauce Luang Prabang style plus the local desert, besides some of simple authentic Lao dishes will be created by me on spot for you to try as well explains how to make them which you could easily do it at home for your loves one. step by step all the herbs and spices will be examined, tried and explained how We use them. Rice are main ingredients and it is not only for a main meal, they are used for making sweets, which we will also have a great chances to eat them during this experience During our tour, some of authentic Lao home cooked food will be collected and serves at the end of activity plus a great Lao coffee will also be served

Your host

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Somsack

I am an Executive Chef , work at Blue Lagoon Restaurant for 15+ years, it is one of the best Restaurant in town. I would like to share Lao Cuisine experience with you by taking you to the morning Market where the local buys their herbs as well the cooked food. Lao food are unique and different ( how different ? check out yourself). As a visitors coming to this part of the world you will have very little chances to come even close to Lao food ( The authentic local food ), during my touring you will get to know herbs and how we treat them in Lao cuisine. Some of food will be collected at the market then prepare for us to eat while having a great Lao coffee and enjoy the ambiance of the local market, We will then talk about the towns or Laos while eating, how it has changed for the past years

What's included

Food
Food, Water, Coffee and tea or Juice

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Where you'll be

We will visit the morning market where local buys their herbs, vegetables, spices and meat to cook at home, There are many local cooked food are sells for local to take home. This is a place where authentic Lao food could be found, the tourists will take only 10 minutes to walks through, but my experience will take more then 3 hours to come cross this market

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Lao food is different from any Asian food, please be prepare for Spicy as well most of the food cook with local herbs, dill, coriander, chili, Ginger...

More tips

Lao food is very different and unique, this experience tells/shows/teach you what is the philosophy of Lao food, what is the connection of the food to their culture and life. You will have a chance to touch, taste and understand how the herbs are used in Lao kitchen

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Somsack
Explore Unique Lao Food at the Market
49 reviews
From $49/person
49 reviews
From $49/person