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Would you DARE eating THIS ? 8 dishes you need to see to believe

Updated: Jul 17, 2020

Alms giving ceremony Luang Prabang

Fried rattan worms

It is an uncommon dish but very popular for Laotians. Worms are found in the jungle inside the rattan stalks.

BBQ chicken legs

Very popular, the chicken legs are grilled on the BBQ small street stalls. This dish is often eaten with the local beer Beerlao.

Raw duck blood soup

Proposed in many restaurants, it is served with mint, peanuts, lemon juice and coriander. It is eaten cold to keep the original flavor.

Grilled crickets

This dish is usually found in markets or festivals. Although it doesn’t look very appetizing, it is very rich in protein, fat, minerals and vitamins.

Chiquita, insect for the aperitif

Tthe new trend for the aperitif is into flying insects. They look like big flies and make huge noise while flying. They are hunted along the river banks using a long bamboo stick coated with sticky rice.

Fried bamboo worms

Very popular dish for snacking while drinking beer. This is great because fried worms taste like crisps. As soon as you have eaten one, you will not be able to stop! It's delicious!

Rice wine with gecko

The famous lao-lao, local alcohol made from rice, is flavored with roots in the best case. But sometimes Laotians add snakes, scorpions, bear paws, geckos to macerate. It is supposed to make you stronger!

Stuffed toad

In Laos, toads can weigh up to 500g. Their bellies are stuffed so as you eat directly in the toad with your spoon ...

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