Rice Archive

  • Tahu Tek

    Tahu Tek Recipe (Surabaya Style Tofu and Bean Sprout Salad with Dark Peanut Sauce)

    FollowShare Tahu Tek or loosely translated as Tofu and Bean Sprout Salad with Dark Peanut Sauce is commonly found in Surabaya and its suburban. The tahu tek hawkers bring a pushcart on streets and make noises by hitting a spoon on the wok “tek tek […]

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  • Rengginang

    Rengginang (Indonesian Glutinous Rice Crispy)

    FollowShare Rengginang is a kind of thick crackers, made from cooked glutinous/sticky and seasoned with spices and then sun-dry. The sun-dried rengginang will soon be fried with ample oil. Thou I translated into glutinous rice crispy, it doesn’t have the same texture and taste as […]

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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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  • Nasi Goreng Cabai Hijau

    Nasi Goreng Cabai Hijau Kemangi Recipe (Indonesian Green Chili Fried Rice with Lemon Basil)

    FollowShare Nasi goreng (fried rice) is a kind of signature dish in Indonesia. You can name many different variants. I bet you have seen some ready-to-use nasi goreng spices at grocery stores. To be honest, I only used that spices package of nasi goreng once. […]

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  • Vietnamese Glutinous Rice Dumplings

    Vietnamese Glutinous Rice Dumplings Recipe (Bánh Trôi)

    FollowShare I was first interested to bánh trôi when I saw pictures of Vietnamese foods that taken by one of Indonesian foodies during his travel to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) and Hanoi. At one of his pictures, he stated that he forgot the food […]

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  • How To Make a Clean Nasi Uduk

    How To Make A Clean Nasi Uduk

    FollowShare Nasi Uduk is very popular in Java especially West Java and Jakarta areas. It’s a Betawinese Scented coconut Rice. Many people asked me did you make your nasi uduk with a rice cooker or the old style one? Before I answered that question, I […]

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  • Smoked Duck Fried Rice

    Smoked Duck Fried Rice

    FollowShare This smoked duck was leftover from our New Year’s dinner. My uncle in law asked a help his colleague to smoke a whole duck. After the dinner, he then left the carcass, fat, skin and some meat for me to bring home. I baked […]

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  • Bubur Ayam Kuning

    Bubur Ayam Kuning Recipe (Indonesian Yellow Chicken Congee)

    FollowShare Bubur Ayam (Chicken Congee or Chicken Rice Porridge) is a breakfast style of people who live in western part of Java island in Indonesia. I used to consume this once I moved to Bogor. There are some different types of chicken congee depend on […]

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  • Tteokkochi

    Tteokochi or Ddeok-kkochi (Korean Rice Cake in Spicy Sauce)

    FollowShare I know tteokochi or ddeok-kkochi when I volunteered for the Korean pavilion-Folklorama in 2006. It reminds me of cilok (West Java) or pentol (in East Java) in Indonesia. The differences, cilok or petol is made from sago or tapioca flour and enhanced with a […]

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  • Collage Eid

    Indonesian Eid ul-Fitr Dishes 2009

    FollowShare I posted these hidangan lebaran longer than I thought. Hidangan Lebaran literally means Eid ul-Fitr dishes. In Indonesia, we call Eid ul-Fitr for Idul Fitri or Lebaran. On this day, Indonesians usually make special dishes. I didn’t really think to make special ones as […]

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