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Bubur Biji Ketapang – Bubur Biji Salak Recipe (Indonesian Sweet Potato Dumpling)

Bubur Biji Ketapang (in Sumatra) or Bubur Biji Salak (in Java).  Both are the same sweet snack and made from sweet potato which I prefer translate into Sweet Potato Dumpling instead Sweet Potato Porridge. Bubur means porridge while biji means seed. Ketapang is a Terminalia catappa plant with many different common names such as Bengal …

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Sambai On Peuga-ga Recipe (Aceh Pennywort Sambal – Sambal Pegagan)

Sambai On Peuga-ga or can be translated as Aceh Style Pennywort Sambal or Sambal Pegagan Aceh in Indonesian.  I was making this sambal for the first time in 2007 and fell in love with the taste. As a long weekend approached us last week in Canada, I made two kinds of pennywort dish.  One was from Indonesia, Aceh …

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Mie Goreng, Bamie (Indonesian Fried Noodles), Guest Post at Wok with Ray

As an Indonesian who ate ample mie goreng (or Dutch call it bamie) from street hawkers back when I was in Indonesia or from my late mom’s kitchen, I was guilty to not share this easy recipe long time ago. Until last January, another good Filipino friend through blogging world, Ray Gingco of Wok with …

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Char Siu Duck Recipe

Char siu (also spelled chasu, cha siu, chashao, and char siew), otherwise known as barbecued meat (usually pork) in China.  In Indonesia where the Hokkien dialect is predominant, it’s known as Chasio and the halal Chasio will be using chicken or duck.  Chasio pork is common to be served with Chinese-Indonesian style nasi campur (mixed rice) …

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Durian Pancake – Guest Post at Asian in America

Durian Pancake  is a popular dessert in 3 Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.   I don’t know why it’s called Pancake while the shape is similar to Crêpe that is filled and fold like an envelope. The Indonesian dark coffee (kopi tubruk) would be perfect to company this dessert. I had Betty before …

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Sambal Bongkot Recipe (Bali Torch Ginger Sambal)

Sambal Bongkot (Torch Ginger Sambal) is a unique sambal and originated from Bali.   Bongkot is Balinese word for torch ginger or other Indonesians call it kecombrang, honje, rias, kincung, rias, kencong, kincuang, sambuan, asam cekala, asam patikala depend on the area.   Sambal Bongkot is one the sambal that I’m unable to make due to where I’m …

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Potato Perkedel Patties Recipe

Potato Patties or perkedel kentang is Indonesian mashed potatoes patties. The word perkedel was derrived from Dutch frikadel. Shallots, garlic, candlenuts, nutmeg, white pepper, chopped Chinese celery are added into mashed potatoes mixture, then shaped into patties. These little round patties are then dipped in beaten eggs and deep-fried until golden brown. In East Java …

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