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Back in the Day: A soupy stew is born of bamboo

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                                Vanh Sivongxay ladles out her Gang Normai soup.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Vanh Sivongxay ladles out her Gang Normai soup.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Gang Normai is a Laotian soup packed with bamboo shoots and vegetables.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Gang Normai is a Laotian soup packed with bamboo shoots and vegetables.

A traditional dish in Laotian homes is a flavorful herb-filled soup called Gang Normai that showcases slices of cooked fresh bamboo shoots. Read more

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