A wonderful way to gain insight into Lao culture is through the medium of the kitchen. You will not only gain knowledge about the components and dishes, but you will also learn about the significant relationship that Lao people have with food as well as the traditional manner in which they dine.

Garlic, lemongrass, chilies, and kafir lime are some of the classic Laotian ingredients that are used in Northern Lao cuisine. These ingredients are combined to create mouthwatering specialties. Take a cooking class in Luang Prabang to learn some of the most delicious dishes that Lao cuisine has to offer. Get information from the chefs in the area, and then use that knowledge to make your favorite recipes back at home.