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Second Indonesian Cooking Demo at d.a. Niels Gourmet Kitchenware

With a recipe of nasi kuning (yellow rice), urap (vegetables salad with spiced coconut dressing), chicken balado (chicken chili sambal) and potato perkedel, I presented my second Indonesian cooking demo on January 28, 2012 at the same place, d.a. Niels Gourmet Kitchenware as my first one which was held on October 22, 2011. Nasi KuningDespite …

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Curry Leaves (Daun Salam Koja, Daun Temurui, Daun Kari)

Thou curry leaves are used in some Indonesian cooking, these leaves aren’t that popular as other herb leaves such as kaffir lime, lemon basil, pandan and turmeric leaves.  In Indonesia, Aceh culinary has used curry leaves more than other regions since this province has heavily influenced from Indian cooking. By saying heavily, it’s truly similar. …

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Sate Tempe Plappa Recipe (Spicy and Sweet Tempeh Saté)

Indonesians have been consumed tempe aka tempeh as an easy and cheap protein resource since a long time ago. Long before the western world promoted tempe as a non-meat protein resource for vegetarians.  I realized that I didn’t have many recipes with tempe.  When Wulan who owns Wulan Photospace (a photography service for wedding and portrait) and …

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The Best of Indonesia Eats 2011

Wishing you a very successful year in 2012.   Happy New Year!!!   For those who haven’t join the Indonesian Street Snack Cookbook Giveaway, you still have time to enter it.  Enjoy the Best of Indonesia Eats 2011. They were categorized into two parts; one part was Indonesian Food and another part was non Indonesian Food. …

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[Closed] Indonesian Street Snacks – Sweet and Savory Treats Cookbook Giveaway

This moment of time, I’d like to giveaway a small cookbook, Indonesia Street Snacks – Sweet and Savory Treats. This book was written by Yasaboga Group, a trusted writers group name for an authentic Indonesian cookbook. Most my snack recipes are adapted from 2 other different Yasaboga books. For those who new to Indonesian cooking …

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Putong Puti Recipe (Filipino Steamed Rice Cakes)

To introduce more about Filipino foods, I have my dear friend Elizabeth Besa Quirino of Asian in America, a Filipina who lives in the US with her Putong Puti recipe. Being an Indonesian, when I hear or read the words “Putong Puti”, I immediately recognize them. Putong or Puto (steamed rice cake) is the Indonesian …

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Srikaya Jam Recipe (Coconut and Eggs Jam)

Srikaya jam is one of traditional flavour jams that I’ve known when I grew up in Indonesia.  North Sumatra where most my paternal extended family live and they often sent or brought us some goodies when they visited my family who live in Java.  Those goodies were mostly things that were not common to be …

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