Sulawesi Food Archive

  • Singkong Goreng

    Fried Cassava and Sambal Roa

    Share Cassava is one of popular tubber roots in Indonesia for snack but in East Indonesia cassava used to be a main source for carbohydrate. Cassava is also the ingredient to make tapioca starch or flour. To enjoy fried cassava (singkong goreng), Indonesians have a […]

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  • Eid

    Happy Eid ul-Fitr 1433H

    Share Eid Mubarak or Happy Eid Ul-Fitr 1433H to all Muslim friends and family! A bit late for this posting. Eid Mubarak is a phrase that can be translated into English as as “blessed festival”, and can be paraphrased as “may you enjoy a blessed […]

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  • Kampoeng Tempo Doeloe

    Kampoeng Tempo Doeloe, Jakarta Food Event

    Share Kampoeng Tempo Doeloe is the old Indonesian spelling of Kampung Tempo Dulu which means Kampung (Village) in the Past. After pouring sweat at Pasar Senen, Nizar and I hopped on the cab. Nizar would like to take me to the event “Kampoeng Tempo Doeloe”; […]

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  • Gohu

    Gohu Recipe (Minahasa Green Papaya Salad)

    Share Gohu is a popular green papaya asinan from East Indonesia, to be exact Minahasa (North Sulawesi). Asinan is very similar to acar or another name for pickle in Indonesia. As other Minahasa foods or better known as Manado, gohu is spiced up with lots […]

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  • Durian Tarts

    Duri Durian(g) – Makassar Durian Tarts

    Share 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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  • Panada

    Panada Recipe (Manado Tuna Stuffed Bread/Pastry)

    Share 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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  • Manado Skipjack Tuna Floss

    Cakalang Pampis Recipe (Manado Skipjack Tuna Floss)

    Share Cakalang Pampis or Tuna Floss ala Manado can accompany with warm cooked rice or as a filling for panada. Panada is very closed to Spanish or Portuguese empanada or Jamaican patty. While in the west part of Indonesia, pastel is more popular.  Pastel has […]

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  • Binte Biluhuta Recipe (Milu Siram - Gorontalo Corn Soup)

    Binte Biluhuta Recipe (Milu Siram – Gorontalo Corn Soup)

    Share Anybody remember the folk song of binte bilihuta? It’s not only a song title, binte biluhuta is a corn soup from Gorontalo. Gorontalo province is known as the largest corn producer in Indonesia. Beside as an export commodity, sweet corns are main ingredients in […]

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  • Manado Red Kidney Bean and Cocoa with Shaved Ice

    Es Brenebon Recipe (Manado Red Kidney Bean and Chocolate with Shaved Ice)

    Share In the west part of Indonesia, Es Campur (Mixed Shaved Ice) is a popular shaved ice dessert while the Manadonese has es brenebon (red kidney bean and cocoa with shaved ice). Moreover, the Malaysian has ais kacang; Singaporean with Air Batu Campur (ABC) and […]

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  • Ayam Garo Rica

    Ayam Garo Rica Recipe (Manado Chili and Lime Basil Chicken)

    Share Longing to make this Ayam Garo Rica for so long! Ayam Garo Rica (Manadonese Chili and Lime Basil Chicken). In the local dialect, Garo means stir fry and Rica means chili pepper. All I had to do was being patience until my red long […]

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