Indonesian Food Archive

  • Sambal Tumpang

    Sambal Tumpang (Javanese Old Tempe Sambal)

    FollowShare Tempe or tempeh is an Indonesian soybean cake. In order making sambal tumpang, you need tempe semangit. Semangit is derived from a word “sangit” which is meant less pleasant odour. A word “semangit” usually is followed after a word “tempe”, and known as Tempe […]

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  • Bali Spiced Freshwater Snail Soup

    Kakul Mekuah Recipe (Bali Freshwater Snail Soup)

    FollowShare Kakul is the Balinese term for freshwater snail. In Indonesian term, it’s known as keong sawah. As you may notice that Indonesia is a country with many dialects, I have known two other names; kreco in Surabayan (East Javanese) and tutut in Sundanese (West […]

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  • Madura Chicken Satay

    Sate Ayam Madura Recipe (Madura Style Chicken Saté)

    FollowShare Sate Ayam Madura is one of the classic sates that I grew up with. Sate is a very popular delicacy in Indonesia; Indonesia’s diverse ethnic groups’ culinary art have produced a wide variety of sates. Often readers asked me why some Indonesian sates/satays don’t […]

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  • Cassava Cheese Cake

    Cassava Cheese Cake Recipe (Kue Singkong Keju)

    FollowShare Cassava (Manihot esculenta), also called yuca or manioc, is a woody shrub of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge family) native to South America. There are two names for cassava in Indonesian, singkong and ubi kayu. According to wikipedia, it is extensively cultivated as an annual crop […]

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  • Indonesian Rice Cake

    Lontong (Indonesian Rice Cake)

    FollowShare First and foremost, I’d like to say “Happy Thanksgiving to all Canadians”. This Monday is a Canadian Thanksgiving. Let’s back to our topic here, lontong.  Lontong is a cylinder look of rice cake that is traditionally wrapped in banana leaf and boiled until solid. […]

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  • Medan-Style Chicken Noodle Soup

    Mie Sop Ayam Medan Recipe (Medan Chicken Noodle Soup)

    FollowShare With many different style of chicken noodle soup in the country (depend on the region off course), this one was not the soup that I grew up thou my late dad came from this area.   Yet, I felt in love right away! Being […]

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  • Durian Tarts

    Duri Durian(g) – Makassar Durian Tarts

    FollowShare This sweet treat has two slightly different name in bahasa Indonesia, Duri Duriang or Duri Durian which literally translated to English as Durian Thorns. I’d rather translate to Durian Tarts than Durian Thorns. I was quite surprised when I found some Indonesian fellows on […]

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  • Gulai Cubadak

    Gulai Cubadak (Nangka) – Padang Green Jackfruit Curry

    FollowShare Among the Minangese (West Sumatrans), jackfruit is called cubadak.  When other Indonesians call this fruit nangka.  The unripe or green jackfruit is mostly cooked for veggie dishes while the ripe one (with yellow part inside) is used for desserts. Gulai cubadak or nangka is […]

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  • Lontong Sayur for the Eid

    Lontong Sayur Padang for the Eid

    FollowShare First and foremost, I thanked you whoever joined my lunch invitation at Eid yesterday.  Every eid, I usually cook a special menu that I barely make.  This eid ul-fitr, I made Lontong Sayur Padang.  It’s supposed to be Ketupat Sayur Padang, but I don’t have […]

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  • Panada

    Panada Recipe (Manado Tuna Stuffed Bread/Pastry)

    FollowShare Panada is very similar to Spanish/Portuguese empanada and Jamaican patty. I believe this dish was first introduced by either Portuguese or Spanish traders who came to Indonesia for spices around the 15th century. Since the East Indonesians love their fish and spices, they fill […]

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