Indonesia Eats

Fish

Nasi Goreng Cabai Hijau Kemangi Recipe (Indonesian Green Chili Fried Rice with Lemon Basil)

Nasi goreng (fried rice) is a kind of signature dish in Indonesia. You can name many different variants. I bet you have seen some ready-to-use nasi goreng spices at grocery stores. To be honest, I only used that spices package of nasi goreng once. I created Nasi Goreng Cabai Hijau Kemangi about 5 days ago …

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Gulai Kerapu Tauco (Grouper Curry with Fermented Salted Soy Bean)

Gulai Kerapu Tauco is very interesting combination dish. Indonesian gulai is influenced by South Indian cuisine especially curry and by adding fermented salted soy bean sauce/paste (or tauco), it makes this dish very fusion. Tauco is a part of Peranakan ingredients in Indonesia. In Indonesia, there are two terms that refer to Chinese descendants, Peranakan …

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Teach a Man to Fish: Pepes Ikan Woku (Manado Woku Spiced Fish Wrapped in Banana Leaves)

I just realized that there is the 3rd annual Teach a Man to Fish as the latest intake is October 31. Better to get hurry before I let it pass again since I missed the 2nd one. As a girl who grew up in the archipelago country, I used to have fresh ocean fish. My beloved …

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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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