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Srikaya Jam Recipe (Coconut and Eggs Jam)

Srikaya jam is one of traditional flavour jams that I’ve known when I grew up in Indonesia.  North Sumatra where most my paternal extended family live and they often sent or brought us some goodies when they visited my family who live in Java.  Those goodies were mostly things that were not common to be …

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Lamongan Chicken Soup

Soto Ayam Lamongan: Lamongan-Style Chicken Soup

  Soto Ayam Lamongan is one of my ultimate childhood dishes.  The variants is too many due regions and ethnicities which are enriching the diversity the variety.  Soto is an Indonesian soup that can be made with or without coconut milk.  As there are ample collection of soto in Indonesian culinary, you may see some …

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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 to  you all realize that there are many talented Indonesian food bloggers.  Yes there are few that use English for the blog. …

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Korean Chives Pancake Recipe (Buchujeon/Buchu Buchimgae)

Buchujeon and Buchu Buchimgae have the same meaning; Korean Chive Pancake. Jeon or Buchimgae is a delicious and savoury Korean pancake-like dish made from various ingredients and they are mixed into a wheat flour-based batter, and then pan fried.  Buchu is a Korean term for Asian or Chinese or Garlic Chive. In Indonesia, it’s called …

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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 was her blog guest post on April with my vegan easy sweet recipe, Jemblem/Misro/Pulung-pulung Ubi (Indonesian Cassava Fritters). I’m always curious what …

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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 16th-century Chinese immigrants to the Nusantara region during the Colonial era. Nusantara is an Indonesian word for the Indonesian archipelago. It is …

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Heici

Ote-Ote/Heici Recipe (Javanese Shrimp Cake)

Ote-ote (read: oh-tay oh-tay) or heici (read: hay-chi) is another variety of fritters. Instead of translating into a shrimp fritter, I’d rather say it a shrimp cake. A similarity cuisine between Southeast Asian foods is common. One day when we went to a Vietnamese restaurant in town, my husband ordered a seafood noodle dish. The …

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Tahu Tek Recipe (Surabaya Style Tofu and Bean Sprout Salad with Dark Peanut Sauce)

Tahu Tek or loosely translated as Tofu and Bean Sprout Salad with Dark Peanut Sauce is commonly found in Surabaya and its suburban. The tahu tek hawkers bring a pushcart on streets and make noises by hitting a spoon on the wok “tek tek tek…” These little noises are a sign to let people in …

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Baso Tahu Goreng

Batagor Recipe (Indonesian Fried Dumplings)

Batagor is an abbreviation from baso tahu goreng. Here is a little tutorial of bahasa Indonesia. Baso or bakso means meatballs; tahu means tofu and goreng means fry. I prefer translate those words into Fried Dumpling as it contains fried fishballs, shu mai, and filled tofus. The basic recipe is actually the same with Bandung …

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