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Filipino Banana Lumpia

Filipino Turon (Banana Lumpia)

Those who are Indonesians would recognize these banana snacks as Pisang Aroma (literally translated aroma banana).  In Indonesia, pisang aroma has many different variants by adding jackfruit, pineapple, chocolate sprinkle (meises) and grated cheese. I myself am too lazy to make.  Winnipeg was so hot today and drove by the Isabel street.  My intention was …

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Bunga Telang (Blue Pea Vine or Butterfly Pea), A Natural Blue Food Dye

Bunga telang (or bunga teleng or kembang teleng or or bunga biru) is also known as Butterfly Pea or Blue Pea Vine in English. This plant is native to tropical equatorial Asia, but has been introduced to Africa, Australia and America. I was a bit weird when I knew the scientific name Clitoria Ternatea. Then …

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Korean Chives Pancake Recipe (Buchujeon/Buchu Buchimgae)

Buchujeon and Buchu Buchimgae have the same meaning; Korean Chive Pancake. Jeon or Buchimgae is a delicious and savoury Korean pancake-like dish made from various ingredients and they are mixed into a wheat flour-based batter, and then pan fried.  Buchu is a Korean term for Asian or Chinese or Garlic Chive. In Indonesia, it’s called …

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Tart or Sour Flavourings in Indonesian Cooking

I have posted this article in bahasa Indonesia on goorme before.  I promised to Shulie of Food Wanderings to write the English edition since we have been discussing about kokum on twitter quite some time.  It’s not like my usual post that I have a picture at the beginning of the post.  This time, pictures will …

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