Fruit Archive

  • Som Tam

    Som Tam ส้มตำ Recipe (Thai Green Papaya Salad)

    FollowShare Som Tam (Som Tum) or Thai green papaya salad originates from Laos which is known as Dtam Mak Huhng (Tam Mak Hoong). Som Tum is a very popular food for Thai people especially in northeastern Thailand (Issan). Thai som tam is sweet, sour, and […]

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  • Goi Du Du

    Vietnamese Green Papaya Salad Recipe (Gỏi Đu Đủ)

    FollowShare In Indonesia, green papaya is not only for salad but it can be used for curry base soup, fish cake or pastry fillings. Many people who live in other parts of the world know the popular green papaya salad from Thailand, som tam. But not […]

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  • Gohu

    Gohu Recipe (Minahasa Green Papaya Salad)

    FollowShare 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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  • Emping Melinjo

    Emping Melinjo Manis (Indonesian Sweetened Paddy Oats Crackers)

    FollowShare Emping or Emping Melinjo is a popular cracker to company Indonesian foods. The crackers have a slightly bitter taste and are frequently served as a snack or accompaniment to Indonesian dishes and made from seeds of Gnetum gnemon (paddy oats, melinjo, belinjo). Melinjo is […]

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  • Durian Pudding - Indonesia Eats

    Durian Pudding with Pandan Vla Recipe

    FollowShare Durian is a fruit that either people will love it or hate it. Durian’s name comes from a Indonesian/Malay word “duri” which means thorn and -an is a suffix together for building a noun in bahasa Indonesia and bahasa Melayu.   The durian tree […]

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  • Hawaiian Oxtail Soup

    Hawaiian Oxtail Soup Recipe

    FollowShare I’m a sucker for oxtail.  I love all kind of oxtail dishes; Sup/Sop Buntut (Indonesian oxtail soup), Caribbean oxtail stew, rawon buntut (oxtail black soup), grilled or fried oxtail.  When I saw a recipe of Hawaiian Oxtail Soup on Simply Recipe, I couldn’t wait […]

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  • Pineapple Peanut Sauce

    Indonesian Seafood Dipping Sauce Recipe (Pineapple Peanut Sauce)

    FollowShare This is the most common seafood dipping sauce in Indonesia, Saus Nanas Kacang (Pineapple Peanut Sauce). While the North Americans love to dip their seafood in melted butter, Indonesians love to dip in to pineapple peanut sauce. When I resided in Bogor, I often […]

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  • Rujak Manis

    Rujak Manis (Fruit Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce)

    FollowShare This is my third guest post for Malaysian bloggers.  Leemei Tan is a very talented food photographer that I’ve known; beautiful photos, recipes and travel notes. About a week ago, she sent an email and offered me to be her blog’s guest writer.  Thank […]

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  • Pacri Nanas

    Pacri Nanas Recipe (Malay Spiced Pineapple)

    FollowShare Pacri nanas recipe was posted on my blog before in 2007, but I decided to renew it as well as the picture. It means I took down my old post. Pacri Nanas is a Malay dish that is popular in Indonesia (West Kalimantan and […]

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  • Atjar

    Acar Recipe (Indonesian Pickle)

    FollowShare Acar (pronounce: aa-char) is the Indonesian word for pickle or the Dutch writes it atjar (an Indonesian old spelling). I believe the name of acar was influenced by the Indian traders who came to Indonesia long time ago. In Hindi, Urdu and Bengali, pickle […]

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