Indonesia Eats

Beef

Sate Padang Pariaman Recipe (Pariaman-Style Curried Beef Saté)

This Sate Padang actually has 3 versions.  Again, based on the cities/towns’ name in West Sumatra.  With curry based sauce and similarity to the famous of Minang-style rendang spices, this sate (satay) is quite unique compare to other satés in Indonesia. Those 3 variants  of Sate Padang are  Sate Pariaman, Sate Padang Panjang and Sate …

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Surakartan Smoked Oxtongue Bistik Recipe (Bestik Lidah Asap Solo)

Bistik is the Indonesian way for beef steak or biefstuk in Dutch. With the use of potato, mayonaise, bistik’s name, this dish is a part of the marriage between Indonesian and Dutch cuisine. However, the Javanese says bestik, so I wrote as the Surakartan custom. Surakarta (known as Solo) is a city in Central Java …

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Kari Deli with Roti Jala (Beef Curry-Deli Style with Net Flatbread)

Star Anise I bet everyone knows what star anise is. Star anise (in bahasa Indonesia known as bunga lawang or pekak) is a spice that resembles anise’s flavor with star-shaped pericarp of Illicium verum, a small native evergreen tree of southwest China. The star shaped fruits are harvested just before ripening. Widely used in Chinese …

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