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Indonesian Nasi Goreng Kambing: Jakarta Goat Fried Rice

Indonesian Nasi Goreng. I’m sure by now you have tried this Indonesian comfort foods  No wonder is considering as one of Indonesia’s National dishes. With so many diversity  in the country, you can find plenty variants of Indonesian Nasi Goreng; from street food vendors to restaurants.⁣ To recreate the Jakartan’s favourite, Nasi Goreng Kambing aka …

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Fu Yung Hai: Crab Egg Foo Young

Fu Yung Hai has been a part of Indonesian Chinese (Peranakan) cuisine for centuries.  It was brought by Chinese migrants long before European settlements arrived in Nusantara. No wonder, the Dutch knows this dish the same as Indonesians do.  Many Indonesians cherish this food as a part of their childhood memory, including myself. From its …

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Wonton Soup Recipe (Pangsit Kuah)

Chinese food has been blended into Indonesian food for centuries. Wonton or we call it pangsit (read: punk-seet) is one of them. Wonton soup (pangsit kuah) or deep fried wonton (pangsit goreng) can be found at many street food stalls in every corner of the country. As Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation, …

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Tekwan Recipe (Palembang Fish Balls Soup)

Have you entered your chances to get an English edition of Indonesian Street Snack – Sweet and Savory Treats Cookbook?   Palembang, the capital city of South Sumatra is famous for its freshwater fish recipes such as pempek (fishcake with spicy tamarind sauce), otak-otak (grilled fishcake in banana leaves), pindang patin (spicy sour basa fish …

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Potato Croquette Recipe (Kroket Kentang)

There are many different styles of Croquette in every country. In Indonesia, Croquette was first introduced during Dutch Colonial rule and it becomes a very popular snack. Mom and her helper used to make croquettes for somebody orders or family to snack on in the afternoon (the tea time). Being living in a country that is very …

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Pulut Panggang

Pulut Udang Medan Recipe (Medan Shrimp Rolls)

When the Javanese adores lemper and the Manadonese loves lalampa, Medan has pulut udang. For those who know about Nyonya or Peranakan food will recognize this pulut udang.  Medan is very famous with its pulut udang.  Just like in Malaysia and Singapore, Medan (located on Sumatra island) calls sticky rice as pulut.  Since I grew …

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Peranakan Shrimp Cake

Peranakan Shrimp and Chicken Cake Recipe (Kee Kian or Kekian)

For people who live outside Indonesia, Malaysia or Singapore, you may know the term of Nonya instead of Peranakan.  Peranakan Chinese and Baba-Nyonya are terms used for the descendants of late 15th and 16th-century Chinese immigrants to the Nusantara region during the Colonial era. Nusantara is an Indonesian word for the Indonesian archipelago. It is …

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