Javanese Stuffed Taro Leaves

Buntil Daun Talas Recipe (Javanese Stuffed Taro Leaves)

Buntil is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes in Indonesian cuisine and is known as a Javanese dish. Traditionally this buntil uses cassava, papaya or taro leaves. All those leaves are edible and...
Filipino Banana Lumpia

Filipino Turon (Banana Lumpia)

Those who are Indonesians would recognize these banana snacks as Pisang Aroma (literally translated aroma banana).  In Indonesia, pisang aroma has many different variants by adding jackfruit, pineapple, chocolate sprinkle (meises) and grated...

Gandasturi Recipe (Indonesian Breaded Sweet Mung Bean)

Gandasturi is one of traditional kue in Indonesia (kue is term for Indonesian cakes or pastries or sweet snack).  As other Southeast Asian sweet snacks, gandasturi isn't that sweet compare to the North...

Bunga Telang (Blue Pea Vine or Butterfly Pea), A Natural Blue Food Dye

Bunga telang (or bunga teleng or kembang teleng or or bunga biru) is also known as Butterfly Pea or Blue Pea Vine in English. This plant is native to tropical equatorial Asia, but...

Jadah Manten (Javanese Glutinous Rice Roll Wrapped in Omelet)

This Jadah Manten - Javanese Glutinous Rice Roll Wrapped in Omelet was shared by Tika of Cemplang Cemplung.  My third Indonesian food bloggers that I approached to be my guest blog post.  I just wanted...
Shallot Garlic Sambal

Sambal Bawang Recipe (Shallot and Garlic Sambal)

This sambal bawang is a continuing post from my previous one, nasi udang (shrimp rice). Don't be surprised on how much chilies that I used. I used a recipe from Tabloid Nova but...

Nasi Udang Bu Rudy Recipe (Mrs. Rudy Shrimp Rice)

This Nasi Udang Bu Rudy aka shrimp rice ala Mrs. Rudy is very popular among culinary travelers in Indonesia.  Bu Rudy (Mrs. Rudy) has been selling foods since 1990, but this nasi udang...

Asinan Buah Bogor (Bogor Fruit Pickle) Recipe

Perfect and enjoyable for hot summer day! Asinan Bogor (Bogor Fruit Pickle).  It's really easy to make and you can use any fruits that you like.  In this recipe, I substituted the chili...
Coconut Beef satay

Sate Klopo Recipe (Surabaya Coconut Beef Saté)

It's summer now on the northern hemisphere. Perfect time for grilling or barbecuing. If you have been to Indonesia, you will notice there are many variants of Saté (known as Satay too). This...

Turmeric (Kunyit)

Turmeric (Curcuma longa Linn. syn. Curcuma domestica Val) is a family of Zingiberaceae (ginger family). It's native to tropical South Asia and needs temperatures between 20 and 30 °C.  In Indonesia, turmeric is...