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Nasi Liwet in Rice Cooker

Nasi Liwet in Rice Cooker

Nasi liwet is rice cooked in coconut milk, chicken stock, lemongrass, and Indonesian bay leaves (daun salam), giving the rice a very rich and aromatic taste.…

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Semur Bihun - Javanese Rice Noodles in Sweet Soy Sauce

Semur Bihun - Javanese Rice Noodles in Sweet Soy Sauce

Semur bihun is a recipe that is easily adaptable to suit whatever you have in your pantry. What I present is the bare minimum. You can always add more meat or…

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Soto Ayam Kediri - Kediri Chicken Soup

Soto Ayam Kediri - Kediri Chicken Soup

All right, it’s time for another Indonesian soto. As an Indonesian, I have lost count of how many varieties of soto we have. There are 33 provinces in…

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Kuah Bakso Sapi - Beef Balls Soup

Kuah Bakso Sapi - Beef Balls Soup

Bakso is a popular street food in Indonesia. There’s even a children song about this food, which I am quite proud to say that I still remember the lyrics…

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Sake no Potato Sarada Tsutsumiyaki - Baked Stuffed Salmon

Sake no Potato Sarada Tsutsumiyaki - Baked Stuffed Salmon

Baked stuffed salmon (さけのポタトサラダ包み焼き) is an easy recipe to make and it can be a one dish meal in itself since each portion comes with a generous serving of…

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Kari Bihun Medan - Medan Rice Noodles Curry

Kari Bihun Medan - Medan Rice Noodles Curry

The city of Medan is a great place to be for sampling good food in almost every corner of the city. My family moved to Jakarta when I was 11, and I crave the…

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Soto Ayam Ambengan - Ambengan Chicken Soup

Soto Ayam Ambengan - Ambengan Chicken Soup

The naming of a soto is pretty simple, usually we just append the location it hails from after soto. For example, soto Betawi comes from Betawi, which is…

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Takikomi Gohan - Japanese Mixed Rice

Takikomi Gohan - Japanese Mixed Rice

Takikomi gohan is a Japanese rice dish cooked with soy sauce, dashi stock, and various ingredients such as mushrooms, vegetables, and meats. This dish is easy…

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Mi Soa Bakso Babi - Mee Sua with Ground Pork Meatball

Mi Soa Bakso Babi - Mee Sua with Ground Pork Meatball

Mee Sua (Indoensian: mi soa) is a type of Chinese noodle made with wheat flour. This noodle is usually sold dried, and since it can be cooked in less than 2…

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Pork Congee

Pork Congee

Whenever we go for a dim sum brunch, congee is definitely one of my favorite. I will get a bowl, which is usually big enough for two and share with Piti. The…

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Savory Tang Yuan - Glutinous Rice Balls in Chicken Soup

Savory Tang Yuan - Glutinous Rice Balls in Chicken Soup

Celebrate winter solstice by making this easy and delicious Cantonese style savory tang yuan (glutinous rice balls) in chicken soup at home.

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Oyako Don - Chicken and Egg on Rice

Oyako Don - Chicken and Egg on Rice

The literal meaning of oyako don is parent and child rice bowl. The name reflects the fact that both chicken (the parent) and egg (the child) are simmered…

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