Category Archives: Food

Barilis Stall

Well-lighted tuna stall, with installed miniature altar for Santo NiƱo.

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Lao Food: Crickets

Crickets are normally considered as food by Lao people.

Snake and Vegetables

Vegetables and snake at the market in Luang Prabang.

Lao Food: Ant Eggs

Ant eggs are a little sour and are eaten with chicken eggs, in fish soup, or just steamed for a snack.

Reference: What’s in the Market?, Sonesulilat Vongsouline, Big Brother Mouse 2010

Lao Food: Stink Bugs & Cicadas

Stink bugs

Stink bugs live on leaves in the longan tree and they are usually eaten fried or mashed into sauce.

Plates of stink bugs and cicadas

Cicadas can be roasted, fried, or used to make sauces.

Reference: What’s in the Market?, Sonesulilat Vongsouline, Big Brother Mouse 2010

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