Come with me down the old memory lane. Imaging, if you will a dark dimly lit street in late 1990s. The roads are still red dirt. The sun has long gone down for it nightly rest. Life on the main streets in Vientiane, the capital of Loa PDR are alive with both locals and foreigners ( “forlang”) wondering from food cart to food cart selecting the nights meal.
The selection is not as great as Thailand, but then again, you know this food is fresh. There isn’t the incessant Thai noise either.
We finally select a “Motor boat” cart for our desert. Motor boats are a sweet fried delicious concoction of egg, butter, pastry, and sweetened condensed milk.
So this morning I tried a similar product here in Australia.
Ingredients needed are simple, Woolworths Tortillas, fresh eggs, Butter, raw sugar, and sweetened Condensed Milk.
In a non-stick skillet, melt a little butter. Crack an egg on the pan and break the yoke. Place the tortilla on the egg and press down evenly to spread the egg. Fry for 1 minute. Lightly butter the top side of the tortilla and flip. Fry the tortilla for 2 minutes
Place the pastry on a place tortilla down. Add sprinkle of raw sugar, and then drizzle a small amount of Condensed Milk on top. Fold 3 sides of the pastry over into an open envelop format. Serve hot.
Optional extras include authentic red dirt and 2 Stroke soot from neighbouring road.