Tag Archive for: Indonesian Cuisine

Indonesia, Malaysia – Traditional Mutton Rendang

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Mutton Rendang is a special meat-based dish that is originated from the Minangkabau region or the state of Indonesia. This dish mutton rendang is cooked on special types of events like Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha, special features such as parties, big events or weddings, etc. Mutton Rendang is a traditional dish of Indonesia and Malaysia because it is originated in Indonesia. There are many types of traditional dishes here but this one is the top traditional dish.

Indonesia – Nasi Krawu

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Visiting East Java won’t be complete without taste their delicious culinary. Some food serves using banana leaves to add some unique aroma like you can find when eating Nasi Krawu. Nasi Krawu is Gresik city traditional dish.

Indonesia – Lontong Balap

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There are many beautiful temples around Southeast Asia, and the biggest one is Kwan Sing Bio, located in Tuban, East Java, Indonesia. The East Java people also loved to eat steamed rice cake dish named Lontong, and the most popular meal is Lontong Balap.

Indonesia – Tinoransak

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Bunaken was discovered in 1975, and up until now become one of the tourist destinations in Manado city, North Sulawesi. Manado city has also various delicious food with a rich spice and herb taste. One of the popular dishes is Tinoransak. A traditional dish serves in every cultural ceremony.

Indonesia – Cincane Chicken

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One of the biggest islands in the world is Borneo in Indonesia. Borneo island foremost East Borneo province is known for its authentic brown sugar. East Borneo also has a rousing festival named Erau Festival, which is the biggest culture festival there. When enjoying the Erau festival, there is a special dish that you need to taste, which was Cincane Chicken. To cook Cincane chicken, Borneo people only use organic chicken to have a tender texture and tastier.

Indonesia – Padamaran Cake

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Before traveling to mount Kerinci, you can prepare some traditional snack from the local market. Jambi province has various delicious snacks that could fill you up during hiking activities. One of the favorite snacks is the Padamaran cake.

Indonesia – Gulai Iga Kemba’ang

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Gulai Iga Kemba’ang is a ribs curry with Indonesian spices and has a salty and umami taste. This curry dish contains bay leaf, taro leaves, fern leaves, and roast-grated coconut. The Bengkulu people welcome their guests with their traditional dance Tari Bimbang Andun and do not forget to enjoy their delicious Gulai Iga Kemba'ang.

Indonesia – Beef Sei

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Komodo dragon is an endemic animal in East Nusa Tenggara and chosen as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Corn and meat have become their main food staple since East Nusa Tenggara has a drying climate with a vast savanna. Beef Se’i is one of the popular dishes in this region.

Indonesia – Rabeg

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The culinary tour has always become a must-do activity, especially when visiting a tourism place. When visiting the Banten province of Indonesia, don’t forget to taste the iconic dish called Rabeg.

Indonesia – Tapa Kolo

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Tapa Kolo comes from Tapa and Kolo word, Tapa means to burn, and Kolo means bamboo rice. Tapa Kolo is a traditional dish from the Manggarai regency, which was already known for a long time ago.