from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as laarp, lerp.


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  • In Thailand, blood is used as a dressing in a salad and meat based dish known as laap, and in Columbia, it is sometimes used as a seasoning or base for rice dishes.

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  • Laotian food is not as refined as Thai, but it's delicious in its own right, and we ate plenty of the local specialty, laap: minced pork, Thai basil, garlic, and other spicy stuff mopped up with sticky rice.

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  • Phak hom laap (a local herb; substitute with mint), equal to amount of cilantro, chopped

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  • For the laap, when the meat is grilled, chop finely and mix with the chopped herbs.

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  • I had read all about laap; it is a national dish of minced (again) meat. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • This is a Luang Prabang version of laap and is made of roasted eggplant and buffalo meat. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Great cuisine: Lao food is delicious, ranging from lao spring rolls wrapped in rice paper to lao laap (similar to khowsuey) to barbecued meat.


  • Traditional Lanna laap is made from fresh raw beef or pig, mixed with blood, and minced manually .... for what looks and definitely feels like an eternity.

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  • But it was a nice little event in the outdoor courtyard of Kad Suan Kaew shopping centre, with little kids singing and dancing, a wonderful scent of mint in the air, and lots of friendly people who were trying to convince me to taste their laap.

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  • One of the group had cooked a few dishes which we ate with sticky rice, moulded in our hands into little balls and then dipped into the various dishes of soup, laap (lao salad with deer), pork, fiery hot chilli sauce, fried vegetables with squid ... Recent Updates


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