Gado Gado

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It took us quite a while until we enjoyed our first dish of fresh Gado Gado in Indonesia. And we wish we had tried it earlier – it is so good! Gado Gado is a typical Indonesian salad of slightly boiled, blanched or steamed vegetables with some tofu, egg or crunchy tempeh. And it is served with a delicious peanut … Read More

Kelopon

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There is no full meal without a nice dessert. Especially after eating spicy food, we often need to satisfy our sweet tooth afterwards. In Indonesia we came across a quite special looking dessert: Kelopon. Kelopon are Indonesian style rice balls, stuffed with palm sugar and coated with fresh grated coconut. They usually are made and served for birthdays or weddings, … Read More

Yellow Chicken Curry

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Agood yellow chicken curry always puts us in food heaven. There are so many good recipes for yellow curries, probably most of them inspired by the Thai cuisine. We quickly fell in love with the creamy, savory-sweet taste of this wonderful dish and were delighted when we received the recipe in Indonesia. No matter if you eat it with chicken … Read More

Chicken Taliwang

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One of the culinary icons of Lombok, Indonesia for sure is the famous Chicken Taliwang: A super spicy dish of grilled or fried chicken. It is just the right dish for all the people who like their food hot and spicy. We came across a lot of spicy food during our stay in Indonesia, but this one topped them all. … Read More

Mie Goreng

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The flavorful and spicy Mie Goreng probably is the most common dish in whole Indonesia. It is found all over the country and all food vendors from street-hawkers, warungs, to high-end restaurants love to sell this dish. Mie Goreng means “fried noodles” and combines the flavors of fresh vegetables with traditional sauces and spicy chili. The recipe we share can … Read More