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Agar Srikaya - Palm Sugar and Coconut Milk Pudding

Agar Srikaya - Palm Sugar and Coconut Milk Pudding

Learn how to make your own traditional Indonesian agar srikaya with coconut milk, coconut palm sugar, and agar powder. Vegan friendly and gluten-free.

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Lalap Sambal Terasi - Sundanese Vegetables with Shrimp Paste Chili Relish

Lalap Sambal Terasi - Sundanese Vegetables with Shrimp Paste Chili Relish

Learn how to prepare lalap, Indonesian most popular vegetable platters, and serve it with sambal terasi, utterly delicious and umami-rich chili sauce.

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Wedang Jahe Lengkeng - Longan in Ginger Syrup

Wedang Jahe Lengkeng - Longan in Ginger Syrup

Somehow longan is heavily connected with festive seasons in Indonesia. Now that Idul Fitri is upon us, longan (fresh and in can) is sold everywhere. And I swear…

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Wedang Teh Susu Jahe - Ginger Milk Tea

Wedang Teh Susu Jahe - Ginger Milk Tea

A simple Indonesian milk tea with lemongrass and ginger syrup. This milk tea is perfect for cold weather and considered a homemade remedy for cold/flu.

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Telur Balado - Eggs with Chili Sauce

Telur Balado - Eggs with Chili Sauce

You are probably getting sick of reading another balado recipe, but I can’t help it. I love balado dishes so much that I probably prepare some sort of…

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Sup Kimlo Solo - Solo Style Kimlo Soup

Sup Kimlo Solo - Solo Style Kimlo Soup

This tasty soup is the result of two cuisines, Indonesian with heavy influence from the Chinese that has settled in Java for hundreds of years. I could not find…

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Aromatic Steamed Chicken Wings

Aromatic Steamed Chicken Wings

The use of so many aromatic herbs gives this dish a very inviting aroma, sure to whet the appetite. And the colorful green, red, yellow, and white is quite a…

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Sup Daging Medan - Medan Style Beef Soup

Sup Daging Medan - Medan Style Beef Soup

The last time I visited Medan was in 2012 for the occasion of Qing Ming Festival, where we all went to my Grandpa and Grandma’s tombs to pay our respects.…

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Apple and Star Fruit Juice

Apple and Star Fruit Juice

Star fruit has very high water content, so it's perfect to turn them into juice. This version with apple has just the right balance of sweetness and tart.

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Soto Medan - Medan Style Chicken Soup

Soto Medan - Medan Style Chicken Soup

I was born in Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra, and spent my childhood there. It is quite natural then that I am really partial to dishes from Medan. :D…

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Tomato and Carrot Juice

Tomato and Carrot Juice

Tomatoes and carrots are rich in vitamins, and juicing is a fun way to consume more of them. This version is sweetened with honey and is really delicious.

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Balado Tempeh dan Udang

Balado Tempeh dan Udang

Balado basically means cooked in chili sauce and if you see this in a menu, be prepare for a spicy and hot dish with a hint of sweetness and freshness of lime,…

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