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Binte Biluhuta Recipe (Milu Siram – Gorontalo Corn Soup)

Anybody remember the folk song of binte bilihuta? It’s not only a song title, binte biluhuta is a corn soup from Gorontalo. Gorontalo province is known as the largest corn producer in Indonesia. Beside as an export commodity, sweet corns are main ingredients in the Gorontalo signature food, Binte Biluhuta. In addition to corns, this …

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Indonesian Amaranth Clear Soup

Sayur Bening Bayam Merah Recipe (Indonesian Red Amaranth Clear Soup)

At least once a week, I had this Sayur Bening Bayam when I still resided at my parents’ house. It’s very light soup with lots of health benefits. As my maternal side is Eastern Javanese, we enjoy this with dadar jagung (Indonesian corn fritters/pancakes) and sambal terasi. Sayur bening bayam, dadar jagung and sambal terasi …

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Gulai Manis Rajungan Recipe (West Sumatran Blue Crab Curry)

After four years in the Great White North, I am brave enough to cook crabs. You may remember that I turned a Pacific dungeness crab into an Indonesian Chili Crab (Kepiting Saus Padang).  I used to have crabs in Indonesia, but never cooked them by myself. You can find live dungeness crabs at Superstore or …

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Lontong Sayur Pepaya Muda Recipe (Indonesian Green Pepaya in Spiced Coconut Milk with Rice Cake)

I finally posted a recipe of Lontong Sayur Pepaya Muda Udang or Green Pepaya and Shrimp in Spiced Coconut Milk with Rice Cakes as the last series of Eid ul Fitr dishes 2009. Traditionally, lontong is made by partly cooking or soaking raw rice, draining and packing tightly into a rolled-up banana leaf. The leaf …

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