Food From Northern Laos: The Boat Landing Cookbook
Publish Date: 2010-09-20
Author: Dorothy Culloty
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Includes over 400 color photographs. An encyclopaedic resource for lovers of Lao food everywhere! The little known cultures and cuisine of Northern Laos (Lao PDR) are showcased in the recipes of its local ethnic groups and Luang Namtha Province's premiere ecotourism lodge. Eighty-eight dishes from Lao, Khmu, Tai Dam, Tai Yuan and Akha are presented in clear, simple recipes. The stunning photography of life and food preparation in village homes and at The Boat Landing Guest House and Restaurant ties the dishes to their indigenous setting. This unique cookbook includes: 80+ recipes from Laos, a 28-page photo-illustrated glossary of Lao ingredients with suggestions for their Western substitutes, a detailed description of Lao preparation and cooking techniques, information about traditional Lao cooking equipment and substitutes, a bibliography, including weblinks, and a comprehensive index in English, Lao transcription and Lao script. Winner of two Goumand World Cookbooks awards: Runner up Best Asian Cookbook (World) 2010, Best Cookbook for Lao PDR 2010.