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Bulung Kuah Pindang Recipe (Bali Seaweed Salad)

If Japanese and Korean use seaweed, so does Indonesian especially Balinese. Bulung Kuah Pindang is another recipe from Bali where you can apply kuah pindang (Balinese fish stock) beside rujak kuah pindang (fruit salad with fish stock). When the first time I read the cookbook of Lonny Gerungan “The Bali Cookbook” years ago, I was …

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Sambai On Peuga-ga Recipe (Aceh Pennywort Sambal – Sambal Pegagan)

Sambai On Peuga-ga or can be translated as Aceh Style Pennywort Sambal or Sambal Pegagan Aceh in Indonesian.  I was making this sambal for the first time in 2007 and fell in love with the taste. As a long weekend approached us last week in Canada, I made two kinds of pennywort dish.  One was from Indonesia, Aceh …

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Kuih Spera Recipe (Malaysian Curry Puff with Coconut Filling)

Kuih Spera or as Lisa from Lemony Kitchen explained it’s similar to curry puff but with coconut filling. For Indonesians Curry Puff is pretty much a buddy of Pastel or Jalakote. When I approached Lisa to be my first Malaysian guest post I simply wanted something that has a root to her background. Seeing Lisa’s …

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Mie Goreng, Bamie (Indonesian Fried Noodles), Guest Post at Wok with Ray

As an Indonesian who ate ample mie goreng (or Dutch call it bamie) from street hawkers back when I was in Indonesia or from my late mom’s kitchen, I was guilty to not share this easy recipe long time ago. Until last January, another good Filipino friend through blogging world, Ray Gingco of Wok with …

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Pulut Panggang

Pulut Udang Medan Recipe (Medan Shrimp Rolls)

When the Javanese adores lemper and the Manadonese loves lalampa, Medan has pulut udang. For those who know about Nyonya or Peranakan food will recognize this pulut udang.  Medan is very famous with its pulut udang.  Just like in Malaysia and Singapore, Medan (located on Sumatra island) calls sticky rice as pulut.  Since I grew …

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Shallot Garlic Sambal

Sambal Bawang Recipe (Shallot and Garlic Sambal)

This sambal bawang is a continuing post from my previous one, nasi udang (shrimp rice). Don’t be surprised on how much chilies that I used. I used a recipe from Tabloid Nova but I have alternated the recipe by adding ground dried shrimp instead of adding chicken bullion which usually contains MSG. The original recipe …

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