Foodie Friday: Larb

Trying my first... larb. Larb: a tangy salad with minced meat It's apparently the national dish of Laos, but I never tried it until now. (It's also served in Thai communities because of the Laotian influence.) It's a recipe that calls for an addictive mix of spicy, pungent, and sweet. Think of its key ingredients as lime, fish sauce, and chili. It's a tantalizing dish because everything is balanced out by the lettuce, which adds a nice freshness to it all. (It also means that I can indulge … [Read more...]