Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Fresh Catch for Lunch

Driving along the road in Saravan Province in the southern part of Laos, we came across a flurry of roadside market activity selling freshly caught tiny catfish and eel from the flooded rice paddies and rivers – a boon of the rainy season. I had just finished a village luncheon for work where I ate the same catfish, served two ways – grilled and in an herbal soup, accompanied by rice, chili sauce, and an obligatory shot of the local rice whiskey…








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5 comments on “Fresh Catch for Lunch

  1. itsjustjaco
    October 6, 2013

    Good lord it looks like snakes

  2. Anne Helmers
    October 6, 2013

    Makes me wish I was there! Amazing!

  3. marieltan
    October 6, 2013

    Amazing! You make Laos look gooood!

  4. dalo2013
    October 5, 2013

    Incredible photos, and love the 5th one. Nothing tastes as good as local food with a group of new friends.

  5. lidipiri
    October 4, 2013

    Well, the fish don’t look that appetizing when alive… Your posts, regardless and as always, make me so yearn to visit Laos again!

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