Indonesia 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 Cuisine, Indonesian Food, Indonesian Recipes

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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 […]

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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 Perkedel Sweet and Sour Shrimp Perkedel Sambal Goreng Petai Clam Satay Beef Satay Bali Satay Prawn Crackers- Krupu Ayam Kacang Bukittingga (Peanut Chicken) Yield: 6 servings Ingredients 1 md Onions, sliced (1/2 cup) […]

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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 Balado Asinan (Sweet And Sour Cucumber Salad) Fresh […]

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Indonesian Sauces Recipes

Sambal Bajak Sambal Terasi Sambal Kacang Sambal Oelek Sambal Terong Sambal Bawang Sambal Soto Sambal Kecap Sambal Kecap Manis Sambal Dabo Lilang Base 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) […]

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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 Sauce Coconut Sweet Potato Cake Spiced Fruit Salad Banana Fritters Sticky […]

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Indonesian Culture

Social and religious duty has, over time, been refined to form a code of behaviour called adat or traditional law. Islam is the predominant religion of the archipelago but it’s somewhat tempered by elements of Hindu-Buddhism, adat and animism. In Java, especially, there are hundreds of places where spiritual energy is thought to be concentrated […]

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Indonesia Country Information

Indonesia, the largest archipelago and the fifth most populous nation in the world, has a total of 17,508 islands, of which about 6,000 are inhabited. Indonesia extends 3,198 miles (5,150km) between the Australian and Asian continental mainland and divides the Pacific and Indian Oceans at the Equator. 1. GENERAL INFORMATION 2. CLIMATE & WEATHER CONDITIONS […]

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Indonesian Performing Arts

Traditional Performing Arts of Indonesia The sober, majestic, and profound court arts of eastern and central Java, where Javanese is spoken, include wayang kulit shadow theatre, wayang orang unmasked dance, and wayang topeng masked dance. Shadow-puppet theatre It is uncertain whether the shadow theatre is indigenous to Java or was brought from India, but the […]

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Pre-Indonesia Period

Indonesia did not exist as yet during the Palaeocene period (70 million years BC), the Eocene period (30 million years BC), the Oligacene period (25 million years BC) and the Miocene period (12 million years BC). It is believed that Indonesia must have existed during the Pleitocene period (4 million years BC) when it was […]

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Traditional Indonesian Music

Gamelan orchestra Gamelan music is the most popular and important kind in Indonesia. Gamelan orchestras accompany all dances and dramas. Gamel means ‘to hammer’, and most of the instruments of a gamelan orchestra are struck with wooden mallets, padded sticks or hammers.The conductor of a gamelan orchestra is a drummer who is part of the […]

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