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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 the western Christmas menu tradition.  Surely, each nation has its own.  In Indonesia, Christmas isn’t the biggest celebration as more than 80% …

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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 a different form from its two distant cousins in the Netherlands.   Kaasstengels means “cheese-sticks”; kaas is cheese and stengels means stems or …

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Sushi Hut, Brandon

I have known Sushi Hut restaurant back when I still worked in Boissevain around 2009. Since the distant of Boissevain and Brandon is about 45 minutes driving, I went to Brandon quite often to satisfying my craveness for Asian foods. Sushi Hut is an all-you-can-eat sushi place that I can say a better one compare …

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Tongseng Kambing (Solo Style Goat, Cabbage, and Coconut Stew)

Can you think a dish that includes goat meat, cabbage, coconut, kecap manis and coconut milk? If you have been to Central Java of Indonesia or at least to Java island, you will know tongseng kambing. Tongseng Kambing is a popular dish from Solo (known as Surakarta) but this dish has been spread out all …

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