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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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Stir Fry Bittermelon and Anchovies with Tauco Recipe (Tumis Pare Teri Bumbu Tauco)

Tauco are salted fermented soybeans and pronounced tow chow. They were brought to Indonesia by Chinese immigrants. It has cooperated with Indonesian culinary for centuries. Each regions of Indonesia have different type of tauco. It can be combined with fish, chicken, vegetable, tofu etc.Tauco are sold in whole and paste. It’s similar to miso in …

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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: Chinese Indonesian Sweet and SourFish

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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