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Nasi Kuning, The Food of Gratitude

[29 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Nasi Kuning, The Food of Gratitude | 1,200 views]

Nasi Kuning or Yellow rice is a typical Indonesian food. This food is made from rice cooked along with turmeric and coconut milk and spices.

With the addition of spices and coconut milk, yellow rice has a more savory flavor than reguler white rice. Yellow rice is one variation …

Nusantara Buffalo Sate

[16 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 1,330 views]

One of the unique culinary of Kudus, other than Soto Kudus, and Lentog, is the Buffalo Satay. I don’t really know whether there are other places that use buffalo meat for sate.

Nusantara Buffalo Sate is one of the very well known satay seller in Kudus, Central Java, the …

Rawon, East Java’s Black Soup

[28 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,928 views]

Rawon is typical cuisine of East Java. It’s a kind of soup, but if for most people soup is usually served in a clear or diluted broth. However, in East Java, the soup’s served in a black broth. And that soup is called Rawon. Generally, the beef is cut …

Rabeg, Serang’s Typical Food.

[17 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 3,067 views]

If you had the chance to visit Banten, Jakarta, it would be incomplete if you didn’t taste the typical dishes of food for the Sultans of Banten. Local residents called this Banten-Arabic acculturation food ‘rabeg’. The main materials are goat meat and innards, which in Serang Javanese dialect or Java …

Surabi Duren, Just Can’t Get Enough of It

[10 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,456 views]

Let’s take a visit to Bogor,West Java, Indonesia, precisely at Jl. Sukasari 1 at the end of the road adjacent to the road Pajajaran. There’s a clearly visible fluorescent marker sign here. It says ‘Surabi Duren‘. Here, we can ejoy many kinds of surabi with diferent taste and flavor, from …

Soto, Simply Irresistible

[2 Mar 2010 | One Comment | 1,822 views]

Soto,coto or sroto is a typical Indonesian food made from meat and vegetable broth. The most commonly meat used are chicken and beef, though pigs and goats are also used in some regions. Various regions in Indonesia have their own kind of soto, with different content, for example, Kediri Soto, …

Nasi Goreng, The Food of Cultures

[1 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,596 views]

Nasi goreng or ‘fried rice’ in English, is actually simply fried pre-cooked rice, a meal consists of fried rice with other items, generally spiced with tamarind and chilli and including other ingredients, particularly egg and prawns.

The main ingredients for nasi goreng include pre-cooked rice, shallot, garlic, soy sauce and some …

Rujak Cingur, A Challenging Taste

[17 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 1,462 views]

Rujak Cingur is a traditional food that can be easily found in the area of East Java, especially in its homeland, Surabaya. Rujak Cingur usually consists of several kinds of sliced fruits like cucumbers, krai (a kind of East Javanese cucumber), bengkoang, young mango, pineapple, kedondong and with addition of …

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