Indonesia Eats

  • Bumbu Dasar: Indonesian Basic Spices Paste
    Indonesia Eats
    6 September 2019
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    Korean Grilled Baby Octopus: Jjukkumi Gui
    Indonesia Eats
    2 September 2019
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  • Ayam Besengek : Javanese Chicken Stew
    Indonesia Eats
    28 August 2019
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Java Food

Surakartan Smoked Oxtongue Bistik Recipe (Bestik Lidah Asap Solo)

Bistik is the Indonesian way for beef steak or biefstuk in Dutch. With the use of potato, mayonaise, bistik’s name, this dish is a part of the marriage between Indonesian and Dutch cuisine. However, the Javanese says bestik, so I wrote as the Surakartan custom. Surakarta (known as Solo) is a city in Central Java …

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Call It Fusion – Javanese Fried Bihun Topped with Salmon Teriyaki

I totally made a fusion food.  Bihun is what people known for rice vermicelli.  This dish was influenced by the Chinese immigrants in Indonesia. Incorporated with Javanese spices makes this dish a Javanese dish. Topped with Salmon Teriyaki induces a totally fusion dish.  To be exact, everything in these two foods are fusion. I posted …

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Sambal Tempe Penyet (Eastern Javanese Crushed Tempe Sambal)

I won’t try to spell tempeh since the correct one is tempe. As I recalled tempe is one of the cheapest protein sources in Indonesia. It’s very different in Canada. Tempe is pretty expensive and can’t be found for purchased in every grocery stores, only certain stores such as Asian, Organic and Natural Products grocers. …

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Bubur Ayam Kuning Recipe (Indonesian Yellow Chicken Congee)

Bubur Ayam (Chicken Congee or Chicken Rice Porridge) is a breakfast style of people who live in western part of Java island in Indonesia. I used to consume this once I moved to Bogor. There are some different types of chicken congee depend on the region. This time I picked the Bubur Ayam Kuning. Bubur …

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Urap (Javanese Vegetables Salad with Spicy Coconut Dressing)

Urap or urap-urap or urab is very common salad to be served with nasi campur (mix rice) or nasi kuning (yellow rice).  Also it is perfect for accompanying grilled or fried meats, seafood, fish, tofu or tempe.   I myself served urap-urap with Sate Odheng Madura – Madurese Prawn Sate. Indonesians say repeatedly for plurals. The …

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Ayam Bakar Bumbu Rujak: BBQ Chicken with Chili Coconut Gravy

Ayam Bumbu Rujak was a staple BBQ or grilled chicken dish that was often made at my parents’ household back then.  I didn’t recall to make it ever since I moved to Canada.  Not until, I joint with an Indonesian food event at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. The decision to recreate the menu is …

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