Luang Prabang Cuisin
Traditional Lao food is based on fresh ingredients, subtlety, and variety. Taking one of the many cooking classes offered around Luang Prabang will open your eyes to a world of aromatic herbs, fresh vegetables, and regional meats. More importantly, you’ll learn the Lao way for preparing and cooking all of these things together, from crushing fresh shallots in a mortar to steaming sticky rice over a wood fire. You may even decide to adopt some of these techniques for your own foods back at home. It’s a great way to share a taste of Laos with friends and family.
For cooking class you can register to take a course in the famous restaurant in town, mostly located on the main street.
Khao Soy make from rice mostly eaten in Northern Laos.
A popular snack, Kaipen is made of freshwater green algae
Traditional Luang Prabang stew.
Luang Prabang Salad
Luang Prabang Sausage
Others in Culture & History
The National Museum is the former Royal Palace. This fascinating tourism site offers visitors the chance to learn about the royal family and find out about the rich history of Luang Prabang.
Enjoy the culture of Laos by witnessing a tradtional dance performance known as Phralak Phralam at the Royal Palace. Performances occur weekly. You will find the schedule outside the performance hall in the Royal Palace grounds.
Heritage Information Center
Located in a charming wooden historic building, the Heritage Information Center, known as Heuanchan offers visitors the chance to learn about traditional ways of life.