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[WHB] Indonesian Tuna and Mushroom Martabak

Martabak is one of Indonesian popular tidbits/appetizers, which was influenced by Indian culinary. Back then, while I still was in Indonesia, it’s easy to find martabak everywhere and usually sold at street food vendors/hawkers. Martabak has many different varieties in filling, the most popular one is ground beef and green onion/leek. The street vendors make …

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Cashew Orange Biscotti

Biscotti (plural of Italian biscotto, roughly meaning “twice baked”) are crisp Italian cookies often containing nuts or flavored with anise. This recipe was inspired by Canadian Living magazine and my blogspot’s buddy, Little Corner of Mine. By substituting butter for canola oil and using freshly squeezed orange. The different between my recipe and Little Corner …

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Calamansi and Grilled Ikan Tude with Dabu-Dabu Sambal

As I mentioned on my old posts, I was born and grew up in Java island of Indonesia. Most of the Javanese use key lime (jeruk nipis), kaffir lime (jeruk purut), jeruk limo (Citrus amblycarpa Hassk., nasnaran mandarin, leprous lime) for making sambal or reducing the smell of fish before cooking. So, I didn’t really know …

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Mendoan Tempe Recipe (Javanese Battered Tempeh)

As I noted on my post here, tempe is very popular and traditional food in Indonesia, especially in Java island where I was born and grew up. Tempe always brings my memory back to Indonesia, where I can find tempe easily, either fresh or cooked. Back then, when my mom had a home-based catering business, …

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Yellow Acar Mackerel Recipe (Acar Kuning Ikan Kembung)

I still remember the day when I bought ikan kembung (short-body mackerel) at Dong Thai. At that time, I wasn’t sure if those fish are kembung, since they were labeled as hasa-hasa. It is a name in Bikol. According to wikipedia, Bikol or Bicolano is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the …

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