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Semur Tangkar Betawi Recipe (Betawi-Style Beef Ribs Smoor Stew)

Semur is an Indonesian term for type of meat stew that is processed in thick brown gravy. Shallot, garlic, kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce), nutmeg are the main ingredients. Semur word is derived from a Dutch term of Smoor which is basically a food that is boiled with tomatoes and onions slowly. Some recipes …

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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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