Indonesia Eats

Indonesia Eats

An Indonesian-born who lived in Winnipeg Edmonton, Canada for more than a decade prior to move to Edmonton in 2017. Indonesia Eats is a memoir of her homeland.

Bumbu Dasar: Indonesian Basic Spices Paste

Indonesian Bumbu Dasar or Basic Spices Paste is one way to have a short-cut to your Indonesian cooking. The name of the bumbu dasar is depending its colour of paste; Merah (Red), Putih (White), and Kuning (Yellow). Some people will have additional bumbu dasar (Indonesian Basic Spices Paste)s such as Oranye (Orange) and Hitam (Black). …

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Ayam Taliwang: Lombok BBQ Chicken

Ayam Taliwang is a BBQ or Grilled Chicken that I enjoyed. Who doesn’t love the BBQ chicken unless you are a vegetarian or vegan? Compare to other Indonesian style BBQ chicken, this is the most simple one in term of ingredients. Terasi and Indonesian Palm Sugar vs Thai Palm Sugar and Terasi (fermented shrimp paste), …

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Pesan Be Pasih: Bali Grilled Fish in Banana Leaves

Pesan Be Pasih is a Balinese way to cook fish that is covered with spices then wrapped in banana leaves and grilled. Actually Pesan Be Pasih is made from Base Cenik (Base Genep = Base Cenik + Wewangen). However, Base Genep which is more completed compare to Base Cenik (Small Base Genep), we can always …

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Rica Rodo: Indonesian (Manado) Stir Fry Vegetables

Rica Rodo is actually a very simple dish yet flavourful from Manado (North Sulawesi). When I first tried Rica Rodo at one of Manado restaurants in Jakarta, I fell in love right away. The only challenge I got when I tried to recreate Rica Rodo was sourcing fresh turmeric leaves which I substituted with dry …

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Nasi Kerabu Meal Set

Nasi Kerabu: Malaysian Mixed Herbs Blue Rice

Nasi Kerabu Malaysia is a type of mixed rice, in which it has a blue colour and eaten with fish, chicken, beef, crackers, salads and/or pickles. The blue colour of Nasi Kerabu comes from the petals of Clitoria ternatea (butterfly-pea) flowers or bunga telang. Due to its popularity in the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia such as Kelantan and Terengganu, Nasi Kerabu …

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