Typical dishes of Laos

After 2 weeks in this lovely country we get an idea of the typical Laotian cuisine. I am sure that a few recipes get an honoured blog post and will become part of our daily cooking. With this post I hope to catch your attention and make you curious to keep on following docV😉.

Green cabbage and pasta (a lovely recipe for ravioli in a simple version)

In every kitchen you find leftovers of unfinished bags of dried pasta. So check your cupboards regularly before opening a new package. Chop a few garlic cloves and, of course, a spicy little pepper. Fry in some olive oil. Add chopped green cabbage (1 green cabbage = 1 recipe with the outer leaves + 1 … More Green cabbage and pasta (a lovely recipe for ravioli in a simple version)

In a few days we will leave our lovely home for 4 weeks

The house is a mess. Presents to be packed in every corner, luggage for several destinations, and still our dog struggling to become better. In between I try to prepare healthy food and in the meanwhile to finish everything in the cupboards. All this is a perfect excuse for non-inventive cooking. Is a dish with … More In a few days we will leave our lovely home for 4 weeks

Ratatouille

Wikipedia explains us the origin of this well known dish.  Thus, Copy Paste : The word ratatouille derives from the Occitan ratatolha and is related to the French ratouiller and tatouiller, expressive forms of the verb touiller, meaning “to stir up”. From the late 18th century, in French, it merely indicated a coarse stew. The modern ratatouille – tomatoes as a foundation for sautĂ©ed garlic, onions, zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, marjoram, fennel and basil, or bay leaf and thyme, or … More Ratatouille