delicacies of those 2 neighbors owes significantly towards the
influence of the nation which they both border which is Thailand,
and also the large quantity of fresh fish found in the Mekong River
in landlocked Laos or the Gulf of Thailand in Cambodia. The fish are
usually prepared merely with aromatic herbs or citrus marinades,
although other soups, meat and vegetable dishes could be flavored
with garlic, ginger, peppers, galangal and lime leaves and scattered
with bundles of refreshing basil, cilantro and mint.