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Tahu Pong Semarang Recipe (Tofu Puff and Shrimp Fritter with Hot Sweet and Sour Sauce)

First and foremost, I would like to say thank you very very much for the birthday wishes that I received through emails and facebook. Also, I got a nice breakfast in bed from my husband, a glass of berries (acai, blueberry, blackberry and boysenberry) smoothie and a glass of strawberry soy milk. Thank you, Pung! …

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Indonesian Wonton

Fried Wonton Recipe (Pangsit Goreng)

Wontons are one of my comfort food, either in deep fry, steam or soup base. I sometimes bake them as well. In Indonesia, wontons (deep fried or steamed) are used for a companion to eat bakso (Indonesian meatballs soup). You can be creative with the filling; the most common fillings in my home-country are shrimp, …

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Deep Fried Shrimp ala Bie Fong Tong – Super Duper Garlicky Deep Fried Shrimp

Udang ala Bie Fong Tong or Deep Fried Shrimp ala Bie Fong Tong.  One of Indonesian bloggers, cik Ine popularized this recipe in 2006.  At that time, I still blogged on multiply where I met her and saw the recipe.  As she mentioned at her blog, this recipe was introduced by chef Pieter of Lai …

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Lumpia Semarang Recipe (Semarang Style Springroll)

Lumpia Semarang is known as a street hawker food in Indonesia that you can get everywhere and cheap in the country. Also it was one of my favourite street foods. It is served with brown sauce and cucumber shallot pickle. This recipe was modified from an Indonesian cookbook “Seri Menu dan Resep Menu Istimewa 2″ …

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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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Spicy Bittermelon and Anchovy with Tauco

Spicy Bittermelon and Anchovy with Tauco: Tumis Pare Teri Bumbu Tauco

  Bittermelon, Anchovy, Tauco!  Those are  3 great combination for a vegetable dish.  My relationship with bittermelon was starting when I lived my own in Bogor, the southern suburban Jakarta where Sundanese predominant and love to eat vegetables esp. in the raw form.   These tiny anchovies or we call it “Teri Medan” and Tauco …

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Chinese Greens and Shrimp with Oyster and Hoisin Sauce

Most people who grew up in South-East and East Asian know this kind of Chinese greens. In Indonesia we add this into our bakso (meatballs soup), bakmi (fried or soup noodle), nasi goreng (fried rice) or just make them for stir fry. We, Indonesians, call this Chinese green as sawi or caisim which I believe …

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Hainanese Chicken Rice Recipe

Renewed picture on Oct 4, 2011 Hainanese Chicken Rice is popular to be known as Nasi Ayam Hainan or Hainam in Indonesia. There are many different version of Hainanese Chicken Rice. This is the one that I know. Hainan Island is the smallest province of the People’s Republic of China, located off the southern coast …

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Ang Sio Hie Sweet Sour Fish

Angsio Hie: Indonesian Chinese Sweet and Sour Fish

Angsio Hie  or Angsio Hie Bien is a food that I grew up with.  Although, I’m not a Chinese descendant, my late mom often cooked Chinese Indonesian Food.  Two of them were Crab White Asparagus Soup and this Angsio Hie. My mom loved to cook Chinese food beside cooking Sumatran or Javanese food and baking …

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