Laos Dessert Recipes

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Laotian desserts recipes, whilst very similar to Thailand in both name and form, may sometimes exhibit subtle differences; Sticky Rice and Mango (Khao Nieow Ma Muang) Baked Coconut Rice Pudding Oranges in Syrup Light Orange-blossom Oranges Bananas in Coconut Cream Banana Rice Pudding Another Banana Dessert Kuay Namuan – Bananas Cooked In Coconut Milk Serves. … Read more Laos Dessert Recipes

Laos Vegetarian Recipes

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Laotian vegetarian recipes are similar to those of Thailand, due to the long, shared Mekong River border which has facilitated ‘cross-pollination’ of cuisine, especially in the north-eastern provinces but as far north as Sob Ruak, in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Saen district. Five Vegetable Stir-fry Fragrant-Eggplant Hot & Sour Mushroom Soup Yam Yai Prawn Salad (Pla … Read more Laos Vegetarian Recipes

Laos Culture

Laotian literature is predominantly religious and linked to the Buddhist tradition. There is also a secular literary tradition based on themes of the Hindu epic poems, which have been transmuted into popular language. Laotians have a variety of folk arts, including weaving, basketmaking, wood and ivory carving, and silverwork and goldwork. Professional dance troupes draw … Read more Laos Culture

Laos Kings

Laotian is from a large group of related languages, the Thai-Lao or Tai-Kadai languages, which includes Thai, Shan in Burma, Zhuang in Yunnan, Li in Hainan Island, and other languages on the Chinese-Vietnamese border. Their original homeland seems to have been in Yunnan and Southern China. The movement of many speakers into Burma and Southeast … Read more Laos Kings

Lao People

The first comprehensive national population census of Laos was taken in 1985; it recorded a population of 3.57 million. Annual population growth was around at between 2.6 and 3.0 %, and the 1991 population was around at 4.25 million. The national crude birth rate was around at about forty-five per 1,000, while the crude death … Read more Lao People

Laos Life

Laos Life Laotian society is above all else characterized by semiindependent rural villages engaged in subsistence agricultural production. Ethnic, geographic, and ecological differences create variations in the pattern of village life from one part of the nation to another, but the common threads of village selfreliance , limited regional trade and communication, and identification with … Read more Laos Life