Indonesian Cuisine, Food & Recipes

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Some popular Indonesian recipes have become common across other Southeast Asian countries. Dishes such as satay, beef rendang, and sambal are enjoyed in both Malaysia and Singapore. Recipes based on soy products, including forms of tofu and tempe, are eaten widely. Tempe is a Javanese adaptation of soy-product fermentation. Popular in western Java, a similar local fermented alternative is oncom. This is often made with bases other than soy, and produced using varying fungi.

Historically, Indonesia has enjoyed centuries of trade participation both because of its geographic location and its abundant natural resources. Over time, Indonesia’s native food preparation techniques and range of ingredients have been inpacted by foreigners. India, the Middle East, China, and the Spanish and Portuguese traders who brought with them European products prior to the arival of the Dutch, who colonised most of the Indonesian archipelago.

Indonesian Meat Recipes 1


Indonesian meat recipes in Indonesia differ from other regions. The meat is usually fried until crisp - in fact you can buy sun-dried dendeng which only needs coating with bumbu and frying to serve. Popular throughout Southeast Asia and Indonesia, satay is strips of skewered meat, grilled over charcoals and then eaten with a spicy peanut dipping sauce.Ayam … [Read more...]

Indonesia Meats Recipes 2


Meat Recipes of Indonesia:Peanut Chicken Prawns with Peanut Sauce Opor Solo Beef Semur Rendang Sambal Goreng Ati Ampela Potato and Beef PerkedelSweet and Sour Shrimp Perkedel Sambal Goreng Petai Clam Satay Beef Satay Bali Satay Prawn Crackers- KrupuAyam Kacang Bukittingga (Peanut Chicken) Yield: 6 servings Ingredients1 md … [Read more...]

Indonesian Vegetarian Recipes


Vegetarain recipes of Indonesia include:Chayotes Stew (Sayur Labu Siam) Crispy Fried Tempe (Keripik Tempe) Oseng-Oseng Wortel (Stir Fried Carrots) Indonesian Salad (Gado-Gado) Atjar Tjampoer Steamed Mushroom Wraps (Pepes Jamur Kuping) Sweet Eggplant Stew (Semur Terong)Cooked Vegetables with Grated Coconut (Urap) Nasi Goreng (Fried Rice) Terong … [Read more...]

Indonesian Sauces Recipes


Sambal Bajak Sambal Terasi Sambal Kacang Sambal Oelek Sambal Terong Sambal Bawang Sambal Soto Sambal Kecap Sambal Kecap Manis Sambal Dabo LilangBase Gede (Basic Spice Paste) Base Be Siap (Spice Paste For Chicken) Base Be Sampi (Spice Paste For Beef) Base Be Pasih (Spice Paste For Seafood) Sambel Sere Tabia (Fried Bird's Eye Chilies) Sambal Matah (Raw … [Read more...]

Indonesian Desserts Recipes


Indonesian desserts recipes encompass a wide variety of delicious sweets, cakes and puddings. Many of the sweets are based are based on rice powder and coconut...Bubur Pulut Hitam Kue Mangkok Multilayered Butter Cake Crisp Sweet Striped Cookies Sticky Rice Cake in Brown Sugar SauceCoconut Sweet Potato Cake Spiced Fruit Salad Banana Fritters Sticky … [Read more...]

Balinese Food Culture


Your gastronomical experience in Bali is as enchanting and full of discovery as your cultural experience. I am a total believer that a significant portion of traveling should also involve your tastebuds. Of course, if you prefer to stick with cheeseburger or a Colonel Sanders' meal-deal, or to drink your regular Bud light in your Hard Rock Cafe, they all exist in Bali as well. … [Read more...]