Tagged: cookbook

The bees have been released!

It was 11 months and 6 days ago when our cookbook team began working on the new Lao cookbook – ‘from Honeybees to Pepperwood’. Tonight (June 2nd) all of that hard work came to...

Countdown in Laos 0

Countdown in Laos

Our last week in Laos was extremely busy as we still had to complete the other half of the dishes. Thanks to the support of our amazing team, we finished all of the dishes...

An unusual competition… 2

An unusual competition…

Last Saturday, The Makphet team was invited to take part in a local competition to create dishes made with insects. The event took place in Vientiane and many restaurants competed. Madame Vone and the...

A bit of fun! 0

A bit of fun!

16 July 2010 Day 9 – Vientiane I went to Makphet this morning to meet up with Madame Vone our head cooking teacher, and Mr Sene our restaurant manager, to go through our notebooks...

Heading South 0

Heading South

15 July 2010 Day 8 – Vang Veng to Vientiane Most of us did not have a good night sleep last night and all we wanted to do was to leave the guesthouse, have...

Magical Mushrooms 0

Magical Mushrooms

13 July 2010 Day 6 – Phonsavan Xieng Khuang’s capital Phonsavan is a very sleepy town but the people here are so very friendly I still cannot believe it. I have never encountered so...

More chili please! 0

More chili please!

11 July 2010 Day 4 – Luang Prabang Ghislain started the day earlier and got up at 5:30 am to take some more photos of Luang Prabang town. The morning light is great for...

Some of us are blessed… 0

Some of us are blessed…

9 July 2010 Day 2 – Luang Prabang We started the day at 5am by going to see the monks giving alms. It is very picturesque with the beautiful morning light and it was...

Geting used to early morning starts! 0

Geting used to early morning starts!

8 July 2010 Day 1 – Vientiane to Luang Prabang We were supposed to leave Vientiane at 7:30am but the driver, our guiding star Ket and our cooking teacher Madame Vone arrived 45 minutes...

Making Friends (cookbook) in Laos 0

Making Friends (cookbook) in Laos

Ever since we started our project in Laos and knew there was going to be a restaurant, we knew we just had to make a Lao cookbook too. Our other two cookbooks, The Best...

Enjoying for a good cause

Enjoying for a good cause

Friends-International’s creative Cambodian recipe book ‘From Spiders to Water Lilies’ was successfully launched in Germany in December 2008. Featuring exquisitely colorful photographs of Cambodia and its buzzing markets and presenting an impressive variety of...