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Kohu-Kohu or Kokohu IndonesiaEats

Traditional Christmas, Maluku and Kohu-Kohu

Christmas, Maluku and Kohu-Kohu.  Traditional Christmas menu in Maluku won't be completed without Kohu-Kohu (Maluku salad with coconut dressing and fish) which I'm providing the recipe below.  It is quite distinct compare to...
Kaastengels Kastengel Indonesian Cheese Cookies

Is it Kaastengels, Kastengel or Kaasstengels?

Kaastengels, kastengel or Kaasstengels.  Pay attention to these spellings!  They look alike, but they are actually different.  Although the word is derived from Dutch Kaasstengels or Kaastengels, the Indonesian Kaastengels or Kastengel has...

Ayam Kuluyuk or Ko Loo Kee: Peranakan Sweet and Sour Chicken

Ayam Kuluyuk or Ko Loo Kee is a Peranakan (Indonesian Chinese) style of sweet and sour chicken. I’ve known this dish as Koloke which I recalled during my childhood in East Java, there...
Indonesian Nasi Goreng2_IndonesiaEats

Indonesian Nasi Goreng Kambing: Jakarta Goat Fried Rice

Indonesian Nasi Goreng. I'm sure by now you have tried this Indonesian comfort foods  No wonder is considering as one of Indonesia's National dishes. With so many diversity  in the country, you can...

Fu Yung Hai: Crab Egg Foo Young

Fu Yung Hai has been a part of Indonesian Chinese (Peranakan) cuisine for centuries.  It was brought by Chinese migrants long before European settlements arrived in Nusantara. No wonder, the Dutch knows this...
Acar Bawang Merah 2_Indonesia Eats

Acar Bawang Merah: Indonesian Shallot Pickle

Acar is a loosely translated for pickle in Indonesian (bahasa Indonesia). I believe the word is absorbed from India; Achaar. Indonesian Acar should be sweet, tangy and refreshing.  Unlike Indian Achaar which is...
Kambu Paria 1_Indonesia Eats

Kambu Paria: Indonesian (Bugis) Stuffed Bitter Melon

Kambu Paria is a traditional Indonesian food that is from Bugis ethnic group.  They are inhabited in South Sulawesi province with Ujung Pandang (or Makassar) is the capital city.  The Makassar foods are...
Kare Kepiting Jawa Timur

Kare Kepiting: Indonesian Crab Curry

Kare Kepiting is common to be found at places like Sidoarjo, Gresik, Surabaya and Tuban.  I grew up in Sidoarjo where there is a small eatery (Depot) which is known for its Kare...

Sop Singkong Kalimantan: Cassava Soup

Sop Singkong Kalimantan is a unique dish from East Kalimantan.  Kalimantan is an island that shared border with Malaysia.  The Malaysia side is known as Borneo. This cassava soup is similar to Sop Ayam. ...
Pindang Iwak or Pindang Ikan Palembang

Pindang Iwak or Pindang Ikan: Palembang Fish Stew

Pindang Iwak or Pindang Ikan dish is known from in Palembang, South Sumatra.  It's usually made from a river (freshwater) patin (similar to pangasius or basa) fish or baung (a Hemibagrus genus, a...