Snack Archive

  • Falafel

    Falafel Recipe (Middle Eastern Chickpea Balls)

    FollowShare 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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  • 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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  • Keripik Bayam

    Keripik Bayam (Indonesian Amaranth Greens Crackers)

    FollowShare Amaranth Greens Crackers are something that addictive to snack on.  Yunita Rahmasari or known as Tata of Bonita’s Cooking & Bento Wonderland will present a recipe on how to make Keripik Bayam (Indonesian Amaranth Greens Crackers.  She is a talented bentoist who share the same […]

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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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  • Kering Kentang

    Kering Kentang Recipe (Indonesian Dried Potatoes)

    FollowShare In Indonesia, potatoes are eaten for a side dish as vegetables and not a main carbohydrate source. We can eat potatoes with rice. This time I made my old time favourite, kering kentang or dried potatoes. Kering kentang is often served to ccompany nasi […]

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  • Peranakan Shrimp Cake

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

    FollowShare 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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  • Otak-otak

    Otak-Otak Bakar Recipe (Indonesian Grilled Fish Cake)

    FollowShare We, the Asians love our fish or seafood cakes.  Here is one of Indonesians’ favourites, otak-otak.  Three cities are famous for its otak-otak, Palembang, Jakarta and Makassar.  Which sauce do you choose? The Palembang or Jakarta one.  Cuko (spicy tamarind sauce) or peanut sauce. […]

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  • Pempek Pistel Single

    Pempek Pistel Recipe (Palembang Stuffed Fish Cake With Green Papaya)

    FollowShare For those who grew up in Indonesia, s/he must know Pempek Palembang (Palembangese fish cake). Palembang is the capital city of South Sumatra province. {WARNING: This post will be quite long!} Back when I was at university, I had a roommate whom originally from […]

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  • Indonesian Chewy Balls

    Cilok / Pentol Recipe (Indonesian Chewy Balls)

    FollowShare These chewy balls are a part of my childhood snack.  If Korea has tteokkochi (ddeokkochi) or tteokbokki (ddeokbokki), Indonesia has cilok or pentol. Different place different name!  In East Java, these chewy balls are known as Pentol.  Moved to west part of Java, I’ve […]

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  • Bubur Kacang Ijo

    Bubur Kacang Hijau (Indonesian Sweet Mung Bean Porridge) Recipe

    FollowShare 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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