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Choice Sushi

Eyeing for Soondubu Jjigae (Spicy Soft Tofu Stew) ever since I read maangchi and found out through urbanspoon.com that Choice Sushi has this dish on the menu. I said I better try this first at a Korean joint before making it by myself at home so I know what taste I should expect. I have …

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Tahu Campur Seller, One of Many Street Foods in Indonesia

Tahu Campur or Mix Tofu is literally translated for this dish. This Tahu Campur is the Eastern Javanese style which is different with Central Javanese. The East Javanese has a soupy look with the addition of tofu, chunk of beef, cassava cake (perkedel singkong), bean sprouts, lettuce, egg noodle and shrimp crackers. Just like most …

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Wonton Soup Recipe (Pangsit Kuah)

Chinese food has been blended into Indonesian food for centuries. Wonton or we call it pangsit (read: punk-seet) is one of them. Wonton soup (pangsit kuah) or deep fried wonton (pangsit goreng) can be found at many street food stalls in every corner of the country. As Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation, …

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Tekwan Recipe (Palembang Fish Balls Soup)

Have you entered your chances to get an English edition of Indonesian Street Snack – Sweet and Savory Treats Cookbook?   Palembang, the capital city of South Sumatra is famous for its freshwater fish recipes such as pempek (fishcake with spicy tamarind sauce), otak-otak (grilled fishcake in banana leaves), pindang patin (spicy sour basa fish …

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Sop Kaki Kambing Jakarta Recipe (Jakarta-Style Goat Feet Soup)

Sop Kaki Kambing Jakarta always reminds me of my late dad.  He was the one who introduced this soup to my brother and I.  Thou we resided in suburban of Surabaya, dad often brought us to enjoy this soup in Surabaya.  Dad used to live in Bogor and Jakarta so he often missed some Betawinese …

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Roasted Tomato and Red Pepper Gazpacho Recipe (Spanish Cold Vegetable Soup)

I adore roasted vegetables which I often make for my salad topping and sandwich filling. Gazpacho is basically a cold tomato-based raw vegetable soup and originating from southern region of Spain, Andalucia. It’s widely consumed throughout Spain, Portugal (the neighbour country and known as Gaspacho) and most of Spanish influence countries such as some parts …

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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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