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Tahu Tempe Bumbu Petis Recipe (Tofu and Tempeh Braised in Petis Sauce)

Another recipe of tempeh and tofu. This recipe is adapted from Tempeh Bumbu Petis of Tabloid Nova. Since I had tofu and tempeh, so I combined both those soy products. Petis Udang is literally translated as shrimp paste, which has strong flavour and dark color. Ingredients: 300 grams tempeh, cut into 4 x2 cm squares …

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Rawon Buntut (East Java Style Oxtail Beef in Black Soup)

When I bought beef oxtail from a halal store, I asked the butcher to separate 1.1 kgs of beef oxtail into two plastic bags, 500 grams and 600 grams. 500 grams of beef oxtail was made for Buntut Bumbu Asem Asem and still had 600 grams leftover to make another. I decided to make this …

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Krengsengan Daging Recipe (Eastern Javanese Stewed Beef)

This recipe was adapted from Krengsengan Kambing which is translated as Sliced Goat in Petis Sauce. Petis Udang means Shrimp Paste in English. Don’t get confused with Patis (Tagalog term for fish sauce). Several Eastern Javanese recipes call for Petis. They can be for Petis Udang, Petis Ikan (Fish Paste) or Petis Kupang (I have …

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Ayam Bacem Panggang Recipe (Javanese Grilled Marinated Chicken)

The Javanese are an ethnic group native to the Indonesian island of Java. They were traditionally concentrated in the provinces of East Java, Central Java and Yogyakarta, but due to migration within Indonesia (as part of government transmigration programs or otherwise) there are now high populations of Javanese people in almost all the Indonesian provinces. …

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