Peranakan Food Archive

  • Ngo Hiang, Gohyong

    Ngo Hiang – Gohyong Recipe (Chinese Five Spice Roll)

    Share Ngo hiang or Gohyong is a Chinese Five Spice Roll and a part of Peranakan (Chinese Indonesian) food in Indonesia. It’s still in the spirit of Chinese New Year and was long weekend in Indonesia as well. To all who is celebrated, Gong Xi […]

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  • Wonton Soup 4

    Wonton Soup Recipe (Pangsit Kuah)

    Share Chinese food has been blended into Indonesian food for centuries. Wonton or we call it pangsit (read: punk-seet) is one of them. Wonton soup (pangsit kuah) or deep fried wonton (pangsit goreng) can be found at many street food stalls in every corner of […]

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  • Tekwan 500-2

    Tekwan Recipe (Palembang Fish Balls Soup)

    Share Have you entered your chances to get an English edition of Indonesian Street Snack – Sweet and Savory Treats Cookbook?   Palembang, the capital city of South Sumatra is famous for its freshwater fish recipes such as pempek (fishcake with spicy tamarind sauce), otak-otak […]

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  • Kroket Kentang 2

    Potato Croquette Recipe (Kroket Kentang)

    Share There are many different styles of Croquette in every country. In Indonesia, Croquette was first introduced during Dutch Colonial rule and it becomes a very popular snack. Mom and her helper used to make croquettes for somebody orders or family to snack on in […]

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  • Pulut Panggang

    Pulut Udang Medan Recipe (Medan Shrimp Rolls)

    Share When the Javanese adores lemper and the Manadonese loves lalampa, Medan has pulut udang. For those who know about Nyonya or Peranakan food will recognize this pulut udang.  Medan is very famous with its pulut udang.  Just like in Malaysia and Singapore, Medan (located […]

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  • Asam Chicken by My Blogliciious

    Peranakan Asam Chicken

    Share If I say Peranakan do you know what’s that mean?  Lia of My Bentolicious is a perfect example for a Peranakan (known as Nyonya).  I offered Lia Chen being my guest post to represent the Peranakan food in Indonesia as she is a Chinese-Indonesian descendant. […]

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  • Peranakan Shrimp Cake

    Peranakan Shrimp and Chicken Cake Recipe (Kee Kian or Kekian)

    Share For people who live outside Indonesia, Malaysia or Singapore, you may know the term of Nonya instead of Peranakan.  Peranakan Chinese and Baba-Nyonya are terms used for the descendants of late 15th and 16th-century Chinese immigrants to the Nusantara region during the Colonial era. […]

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  • Indonesian Yellow Chicken Noodle

    Mie Ayam Kuning (Yellow Chicken Noodle) Recipe

    Share Did you remember when I said many version of chicken noodle in Indonesia? From region to region, also from one food hawker to another one; they are vary too. Here is one of my fave too. I got the recipe from a foodie friend […]

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  • Baso Tahu Goreng

    Batagor Recipe (Indonesian Fried Dumplings)

    Share Batagor is an abbreviation from baso tahu goreng. Here is a little tutorial of bahasa Indonesia. Baso or bakso means meatballs; tahu means tofu and goreng means fry. I prefer translate those words into Fried Dumpling as it contains fried fishballs, shu mai, and […]

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  • Malang Chicken Noodle

    Cwi Mie Malang Recipe (Malang-Style Chicken Noodle)

    Share Did you notice that I often write “region” then “style” for a name of recipe?  Since each region has different specialty for a dish, I often do it to make sure where this dish came from. Malang is a city in East Java and isn’t that […]

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