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Keripik Paru Recipe (Indonesian Beef Lung Crackers)

Dishes from Beef Lung (Paru in Indonesian) are Indonesian and Malaysian delicacies. Beef lung can be cooked in various kind of dish such as rendang, balado, sambal goreng (fried sambal), keripik (crackers). Offal is actually common to be eaten in other parts of the world. While the rest of the world enjoys (reputedly delicious) lung …

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Ikan Ceng Cuan (Braised Ginger Fish – Peranakan Style)

Ikan Ceng Cuan is a Cina Benteng fish dish. For non-Indonesian, the term Cina Benteng might not be familiar. Cina Benteng is literally translated as Fortress Chinese or Benteng Chinese which refers to a community of Chinese Indonesians residing in Tangerang; located in Banten province of Indonesia. Tangerang is located on the west of Jakarta, …

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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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Bulung Kuah Pindang Recipe (Bali Seaweed Salad)

If Japanese and Korean use seaweed, so does Indonesian especially Balinese. Bulung Kuah Pindang is another recipe from Bali where you can apply kuah pindang (Balinese fish stock) beside rujak kuah pindang (fruit salad with fish stock). When the first time I read the cookbook of Lonny Gerungan “The Bali Cookbook” years ago, I was …

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Tasak Telu Recipe (Karo Meat Salad with Torch Ginger Fruit)

Tasak Telu is translated as Masak Tiga (Tiga Masakan) in Indonesian or Cook Three (Three Dishes) in English. I know it’s a bit weird when I tried to translate to English literally. The reason was being named for Cook Three or Three Dishes since Tasak Telu uses 3 main ingredients; chicken, coconut and bulung gadong …

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Babat Gongso Recipe (Semarang-Style Tripe)

Babat Gongso is a legendary dish from Semarang and Solo, Central Java which is increasingly rare to be found. Once you have Babat Gongso and there are some left over, you can be continued cooking or transferring into Nasi Goreng Babat (Tripe Fried Rice). Babat or Tripe is also a popular ingredients for Soto or …

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Ayam Masak Habang: Banjar Style Chicken in Chili Sauce

Ayam Masak Habang is a classic dish from Banjarmasin (South Kalimantan) that often sell at many eateries in the area with nasi kuning (yellow rice). To translate its name literally, ayam means chicken; masak means to cook or cooked and habang means red. Most Indonesian recipes apply fresh red cayenne peppers, however this recipe uses …

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