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Keripik Paru Recipe (Indonesian Beef Lung Crackers)

Dishes from Beef Lung (Paru in Indonesian) are Indonesian and Malaysian delicacies. Beef lung can be cooked in various kind of dish such as rendang, balado, sambal goreng (fried sambal), keripik (crackers). Offal is actually common to be eaten in other parts of the world. While the rest of the world enjoys (reputedly delicious) lung …

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Raw Kale, Carrot, Cucumber, Celery Salad

Making salad at home from Indonesian or Asian style dressing base such as Gado-Gado (Indonesian Salad with Coconut Peanut Dressing), Pecel (Javanese Peanut Sambal), Acar (Indonesian Pickle), Nuoc Mam Cham (Vietnamese dipping sauce) or Goma-ae (Japanese sesame seed dressing) is often what I do. When I don’t go for authentic style, I use whatever vegetables …

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Tongseng Kambing (Solo Style Goat, Cabbage, and Coconut Stew)

Can you think a dish that includes goat meat, cabbage, coconut, kecap manis and coconut milk? If you have been to Central Java of Indonesia or at least to Java island, you will know tongseng kambing. Tongseng Kambing is a popular dish from Solo (known as Surakarta) but this dish has been spread out all …

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Fennel, Avocado, Pea Shoot and Orange Blood Salad with Sesame Dressing

This recipe is perfect for meatless Monday. I saw the fennel bulb at the market but never knew what to make from it until I opened up Michael Smith’s cookbook and now I’m hooked. At the beginning of my introduction to fennel bulb, I used his cookbook as my guidance to make salad which was …

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Bubur Biji Ketapang – Bubur Biji Salak Recipe (Indonesian Sweet Potato Dumpling)

Bubur Biji Ketapang (in Sumatra) or Bubur Biji Salak (in Java).  Both are the same sweet snack and made from sweet potato which I prefer translate into Sweet Potato Dumpling instead Sweet Potato Porridge. Bubur means porridge while biji means seed. Ketapang is a Terminalia catappa plant with many different common names such as Bengal …

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Wingko Babat Recipe (Javanese Coconut Sticky Rice Cake)

Wingko is often known as Wingko Babat. Wingko is basically a Javanese sweet snack and made from a mixture of grated coconut, coconut milk and sticky rice or glutinous rice. Again, I approved to you that many Asian snacks or desserts are vegan and gluten free. Babat is a small regency in Lamongan, East Java …

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Pecel Recipe (Java Style Salad with Peanut Sambal)

As other Indonesian salads, pecel (or known as pecal) is enjoyed with a company of warmed cooked rice or lontong, other protein sources (such as fish, chicken, beef, tempe(h) or tofu) and crackers.  For those who know about gado-gado, lotek and karedok, you may love pecel as well. – Gado-gado: peanut (sometimes mix with cashew nuts) base …

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