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Cantonese Braised Beef

Cantonese Braised Beef

I came from a Cantonese family, and to me, braised beef is one of our signature comfort food. This dish has meltingly tender beef and an even more heavenly…

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Lontong Sayur - Rice Cakes with Vegetables Stew in Coconut Milk

Lontong Sayur - Rice Cakes with Vegetables Stew in Coconut Milk

Many Indonesian dishes are created to be consumed with ketupat or lontong (a.k.a. rice cakes) and lontong sayur is perhaps one of the more popular one, it even…

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Gulai Nangka dan Kacang Panjang Padang - Padang Young Jackfruit and Snake Bean Stew

Gulai Nangka dan Kacang Panjang Padang - Padang Young Jackfruit and Snake Bean Stew

This is the closest gulai Padang recipe that I have, and yes it tastes amazing, and yes, the spice list is going to probably include almost everything your…

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Malbi Sapi Palembang - Palembang Beef Stew

Malbi Sapi Palembang - Palembang Beef Stew

If the Javanese have semur, then the Sumatrans have malbi. They are both stew made with Indonesian kecap manis (sweet soy sauce) and a lot of spices. Luckily,…

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Beef and Bell Pepper Stir Fry

Beef and Bell Pepper Stir Fry

Do you have a favorite vegetable to pair with your stir fried meat? I gravitate towards onion, or bell pepper, or both. Try not to overcook the onion and bell…

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Tumis Sapi dan Jamur Tiram - Beef and Oyster Mushroom Stir Fry

Tumis Sapi dan Jamur Tiram - Beef and Oyster Mushroom Stir Fry

Prep work and mise en place are really important when preparing stir fried dishes. In fact, the time needed for the prep work may easily double or triple that…

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Bistik - Indonesian Beef Steak

Bistik - Indonesian Beef Steak

Some dish is a classic for a reason. This old-fashioned Indonesian beefsteak (bistik) is very juicy, has bold flavors, and comes with an amazing spicy gravy.

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Tauto Pekalongan - Pekalongan Beef Soup with Fermented Soy Bean

Tauto Pekalongan - Pekalongan Beef Soup with Fermented Soy Bean

Here is another famous soto (soup), this time from the city of Pekalongan in Central Java, a place famous for its batik and of course, soto :) Tauto is actually…

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Bitterballen - Dutch Meat Balls

Bitterballen - Dutch Meat Balls

Indonesia was under Dutch colonial rule for a long time, and during that time, some of the Dutch cuisine was absorbed into Indonesian cuisine. Among the many…

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Soto Bandung - Bandung Beef and Daikon Soup

Soto Bandung - Bandung Beef and Daikon Soup

Among the many soto, I would rank soto Bandung as one of the simplest to make. And probably the easiest to reproduce too if you live outside Indonesia since…

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Sop Sapi dan Kacang Merah - Beef and Red Bean Soup

Sop Sapi dan Kacang Merah - Beef and Red Bean Soup

I have no idea why I didn’t post this soup earlier since sop sapi dan kacang merah is definitely one of my favorite beef soup. I first tried this soup in…

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Sate Sapi - Beef Satay

Sate Sapi - Beef Satay

The best satay is the one made with really old fashion charcoal grill, complete with a fan to stoke the flame. But people don’t do that anymore unless you…

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