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  • Gandasturi 1

    Gandasturi Recipe (Indonesian Breaded Sweet Mung Bean)

    Share Gandasturi is one of traditional kue in Indonesia (kue is term for Indonesian cakes or pastries or sweet snack).  As other Southeast Asian sweet snacks, gandasturi isn’t that sweet compare to the North American ones.  It’s a perfect pair with a cup of jasmine […]

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  • Falafel

    Falafel Recipe (Middle Eastern Chickpea Balls)

    Share What is Falafel? Based on wikipedia: “Falafel is a ball or patty made from ground chickpeas and/or fava beans. Falafel is usually served in a pita, which acts as a pocket, or wrapped in a flatbread known as lafa. Generally accepted to have first […]

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  • Gule Kambing Kacang Hijau

    Gule Kambing Kacang Hijau (Goat Mung Bean Curry) Recipe

    Share March 23, 2010 Update: This post was featured on March 23 FoodBuzz Top 9Gule is sometimes pronounced differently as gulai. In Indonesia, curry based foods can be named gule/gulai or kare/kari, depend on the area. This time, I chose making the Surabaya style, Gule […]

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  • Bubur Kacang Ijo

    Bubur Kacang Hijau (Indonesian Sweet Mung Bean Porridge) Recipe

    Share Bubur kacang hijau (boo-boor kah-chunk hee-jaa-oo) is not a savoury poridge; it’s a sweet dessert.  Bubur or porridge can be a sweet or savoury dish in Indonesia.  I have known other kind of bubur kacang hijau that has more complex ingredients to company with […]

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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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  • Sup Brenebon

    Sup Brenebon Recipe (Manado Red Kidney Bean Soup)

    Share Can you believe that I made this dish in a microwave. Our AC didn’t work (and still doesn’t, the maintenance guy is still on holiday), in order to reduce the heat, I made the soup with microwave. It was really hot here. About 32 […]

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  • Tumis Pare Tauco

    Stir Fry Bittermelon and Anchovies with Tauco Recipe (Tumis Pare Teri Bumbu Tauco)

    Share Tauco are salted fermented soybeans and pronounced tow chow. They were brought to Indonesia by Chinese immigrants. It has cooperated with Indonesian culinary for centuries. Each regions of Indonesia have different type of tauco. It can be combined with fish, chicken, vegetable, tofu etc.Tauco […]

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  • Roasted Red Pepper Guacamole Hummus Sandwich

    Roasted Red Peppers, Guacamole and Hummus Sandwich

    Share Sandwich is always be my husband’s favorite. I tried to make a different style of sandwich. The idea was come from Ina Garten which I have modified lots. Garten’s style sandwich: 1. has used balsamic vinegar to make roasted red peppers 2. has used […]

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