Tag Archives: Khamsouk

Media welcomed into Khmu (Khamu) family

Khamsouk’s child recently had her baci where she was named, and welcomed into the wider Khmu family in Ban Chalensouk, Luang Namtha Province. The Khmu have merged Lao and their own earlier traditions for the ceremony which is held after … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Ban Chalensouk

An extensive breakfast with fish, lahp, jeow and other dishes is served prior to a baci in Ban Chalensouk, Northern Laos Continue reading

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Khmu khao poon

Khao poon (also spelt kao poon or kao pun) is a noodle dish widely made and consumed throughout Laos. This Khmu version with fermented soybean paste and minced pork was cooked by Khamsouk Philatorn, who used to make and sell … Continue reading

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Baci at Ban Chalensouk

Baci at Ban Chalensouk, Luang Namtha province, Northern Laos, Lao PDR Continue reading

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Animal from the forest

We explore wild Lao food sold on the way to Luang Namtha and photograph vegetables found on the roadside Continue reading

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Visit to Laos Oct 2010

Kees and I are just back from Lao PDR. Highlights were the baci and party held in the Khmu (Khamu) village of Ban Chalensouk in Luang Namtha province, organised by the unstoppable Khamsouk. Continue reading

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Visit to Laos

Kees and I are off to Laos on Saturday. Can’t wait! We’ll arrive in Vientiane on Sunday evening, then on Tuesday head up to Luang Prabang. We also hope to go to Luang Namtha, depending on road conditions in the … Continue reading

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