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Ayam Bakar Padang: Padang Style Grilled Chicken

You can find Ayam Bakar Padang at most Padang eateries in almost every parts of Indonesia. People love the flavour and richness of spices. My suggestion if you can’t handle the heat, just reduce the amount of chilies but don’t reduce other spices quantity. Oil is something that I found it can be substituted by …

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Crah Boh Trueng (Aceh Style Stir Fry Eggplant and Long Beans with Asam Sunti)

Crah Boh Trueng is an easy Indonesian vegan foods from Aceh region of Sumatra with Asam Sunti. Crah means stir fry or can be meant damage or broken. Boh means Fruit or Buah in Indonesian and Trueng means Eggplant or Terong in Indonesian. This dish that can be made for a vegan or pescetarian by …

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Sup Kambing Medan Recipe (Goat Soup)

Sup Kambing Medan or literally translated as Medan Goat Soup was the second North Sumatran food that I made on February after Ayam Pinadar Andaliman Pepper Chicken. Some may ask what the differences between goat, mutton and lamb are. You can always go back to my old post where I discussed about them. Goat is …

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Ayam Pinadar: Andaliman Pepper Chicken Recipe

Ayam Pinadar is a cooked chicken in spices and chicken liver with Andaliman as the notable spice. Andaliman is a close relative of Sichuan pepper which is grown on the land of North Sumatra, Indonesia where Batak ethnic group is resided. Batak’s cuisine is also known for its cooking with Andaliman pepper. If you are …

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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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