Daily Cooking Quest

Snack Recipes

Cilok - Tapioca Dough in Peanut Sauce

Cilok is an Indonesian snack made with a blend of all purpose flour and tapioca flour, ground toasted dried shrimp, thinly sliced scallions, grated garlic, and…

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Sumpia Kacang dan Wijen - Peanut and Sesame Seeds in Wonton Pouch

Wonton skins can be exceedingly useful for dessert and snack preparation. Though they are most familiar for making wonton (of course!), I am going to show you a…

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Yakitori - Grilled Chicken Skewer

Japanese are fond of communal beer drinking, especially as a form of relaxation after works. In such occasion, kushiyaki (grilled food) is the default food. One…

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Limpang Limpung - Deep Fried Banana and Bread

I love deep fried food, especially for snacking. I have a couple of sad looking bananas (read: really ripe), and a couple of almost stale sliced wheat bread…

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Pempek Adaan Ayam Udang - Deep Fried Chicken and Shrimp Balls

Bakso, or meatballs, are beloved food in Indonesia. We make this from all kind of meat, and meat combination. Meatballs are boiled, deep fried, stuffed in…

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Pisang Goreng Oat - Fried Banana Oat

I can never get tired of pisang goreng (fried banana). I grow up eating tons of these, especially during school break when the hungry kids (me included)…

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Setup Nenas dan Jambu - Poached Pineapple and Water Apple

When Fall arrives, I start to think of poached fruits, be it in simple syrup spiked with spices or in wine. Alcohol is not commonly used in our poached fruit,…

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Rujak Buah - Fruit with Spicy Palm Sugar Sauce

Indonesian love everything sweet and sour and spicy, even when we eat our fruits. It is no wonder then that along the way we invent this rujak sauce to go with…

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Pisang Goreng - Indonesian Fried Banana

I love LOVE pisang goreng (fried bananas), and I am sure this is among Indonesian most favorite food. Pisang goreng is popular eaten as snack, breakfast item,…

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