Gulai Daun Ubi Tumbuk Recipe (Mandailing Crushed Cassava Leaves Curry)

Gulai Bulung Gadung Na i Duda or known as Gulai Daun Ubi Tumbuk in bahasa Indonesia is a one of my childhood curries as my paternal family is originally from Mandailing area.  Thou...

Sun Fortune – Hong Kong Style Chinese Restaurant for the Birthday

To celebrate my birthday on May 10, I told to my closest friends to go out with me. As a foodie off course, I'd take them for something to fill our belly....

Tiny Eggplants (Tekokak or Rimbang)

There are some different eggplants. If you grew up in the tropical countries, you will notice some other different shapes and colours. This time I have tiny eggplants. In Indonesia there are two kind...
Jewish Yeast Bread

Honey Challah (חלת דבש) – Jewish Yeast Honey Bread

I am so happy to have Shulie on Indonesia Eats. For those who read this blog regularly must know Shulie of Food Wanderings, a talented foodie blogger with very unique culture background.  I...
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...
Indian Fresh Cheese

Paneer Recipe (Indian Fresh Cheese)

Paneer or Panir is a fresh cheese common in South Asian cuisine and is of Indian origin. In eastern parts of India, it is generally called Chhena. It is an unaged, acid-set, non-melting...
Otak-otak

Otak-Otak Bakar Recipe (Indonesian Grilled Fish Cake)

We, the Asians love our fish or seafood cakes.  Here is one of Indonesians' favourites, otak-otak.  Three cities are famous for its otak-otak, Palembang, Jakarta and Makassar.  Which sauce do you choose? The...
Vietnamese Lotus Root Soup

Vietnamese Lotus Root Soup Recipe (Canh Củ Sen)

The idea of making Canh Cu Sen (Vietnamese Lotus Root Soup) happened when I stumbled upon Wandering Chopsticks post.  The original recipe is applied pork bones or ribs.  For those who can't eat...

Lontong Kikil Recipe (Surabaya Beef Tendon Soup with Rice Cakes)

Kikil is a popular street food in East Java especially Surabaya and surrounding areas.  My late dad loved beef tendon dish such as Gulai Tunjang (Beef Tendon Curry, a West Sumatran dish) and...
Indonesian Candlenuts Sambal

Sambal Kemiri Recipe (Indonesian Candlenuts Sambal) for Soto or Soup

Kemiri or candlenut (Aleurites molucanna) is common ingredient to be used in Indonesian cooking to enhance flavour and thicken Indonesian curries (gulai, kari or kare) and sambals (Indonesian style chili paste or relish). A...