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Indonesian Yellow Chicken Noodle

Mie Ayam Kuning (Yellow Chicken Noodle) Recipe

Did you remember when I said many version of chicken noodle in Indonesia? From region to region, also from one food hawker to another one; they are vary too. Here is one of my fave too. I got the recipe from a foodie friend who was spending her childhood in Java island too and live …

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Baso Tahu Goreng

Batagor Recipe (Indonesian Fried Dumplings)

Batagor is an abbreviation from baso tahu goreng. Here is a little tutorial of bahasa Indonesia. Baso or bakso means meatballs; tahu means tofu and goreng means fry. I prefer translate those words into Fried Dumpling as it contains fried fishballs, shu mai, and filled tofus. The basic recipe is actually the same with Bandung …

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Malang Chicken Noodle

Cwi Mie Malang Recipe (Malang-Style Chicken Noodle)

Did you notice that I often write “region” then “style” for a name of recipe?  Since each region has different specialty for a dish, I often do it to make sure where this dish came from. Malang is a city in East Java and isn’t that far from where I grew up.  I was a bit familiar …

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Mie Rebus

Bakmi Godhog Recipe (Java Style Boiled Noodle)

Besides bakmi, mie or mi is Indonesian words for noodle.  Godhog is a Javanese word for Rebus in Indonesian or Boiled in English.  So, Bakmi Godhog (or Mie/Mi Rebus) is literally translated Boiled Noodle in English. This Java style contains simpler spices compare to Mie Sop Ayam Medan.  The method is similar by boiling chicken …

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Sup Kepiting Asparagus: Crab and Asparagus Soup

Crab White Asparagus Soup is a part of Peranakan Foods in Indonesia.  Who doesn’t love this typical egg drop soup?  This Chinese style gooey soup is a memoir of my childhood.  Whenever we went to the Chinese restaurant, we chose this soup for appetizer. I could eat more than one bowl  of this Crab White …

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Siomay Bandung Recipe (Bandung Steamed Dumplings with Peanut Sambal)

From the name siomay, you can tell this food had an influence from the Chinese who immigrated to Indonesia long time ago.  A word of siomay itself is derived from shaomai (also spelled shui mai, shu mai, sui mai, sui maai, shui mei, siu mai, shao mai, siew mai or siomai), the traditional Chinese dumpling.  …

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Indonesian Chicken Noodle

Mie Ayam Jamur (Indonesian Chicken Mushroom Noodle) Recipe

Bakmi Ayam Jamur is another name for Mie Ayam Jamur.  It’s another typical of Indonesian Chinese cuisine or we call it “Peranakan”.   According to wikipedia, Indonesian-Chinese Food is characterized by the combination of the Chinese and the local Indonesian style.  Adding chili, santan (coconut milk) and other spices, created a new Indonesian-Chinese Food.  The Indonesian-Chinese …

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Fried Bihun ala Old Jakarta Kota Station

Bihun or rice vermicelli often uses in Indonesian recipes. Wiffy’s post, fried bee hoon has reminded me of this old time snack. It was the time whenever my destination was Jakarta Kota aka Beos, an old area of Jakarta with heavy inhibited by Chinese descendant, I bought this fried bihun. As I resided in Bogor, …

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