Tag Archive for: Indonesian Cuisine

Indonesia – Ketupat

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Ketupat is a very unique dish and looked so different due to its packing and serving. It is a dish of rice that is packed in palm leaves and made like a pouch. This dish is originated in INDONESIA. Some of the people thought that this dish is originated in BRUNEI, MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE, and THAILAND. There are also many variations around the world.

Singapore, Indonesia – Ayam Penyet

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Ayam penyet is a fried chicken that is famous all around the world but especially in Singapore. The word Penyet means "SQUEEZED" so this dish is commonly called "SQUEEZED CHICKEN". It is a Javanese term. The place of origin of Ayam penyet is Indonesia.

Indonesia – Sate Lilit

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Bali one of an island in Indonesia, an island with million attraction. Beautiful beach, unique tradition, and delicious food. As for culinary, Balinese people have their style of cooking. Tourists can see Balinese cooking style like in Sate Lilit that has become one of the most popular dishes on the island. Not only serve as a meal, but Sate Lilit also becomes a part of Hinduism religious ceremony. In the past, making Sate Lilit was a masculine symbol for every male in the village.

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 – 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 – Tekwan

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Becoming the host of the Asian Games in 2018, Palembang has delicious culinary that suits most of their guest taste. For those who love to eat something more simple but delicious, you can eat Tekwan.

Indonesia – Angeun Lada

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Mount Krakatau is a mountain island in the Sundanese strait in Indonesia. When visiting Krakatau, the best route is via Banten province. You will need 7 hours from Jakarta to mount Krakatau by land transportation. When crossing Banten province, don’t forget to recharge your energy by eating Angeun Lada.

Indonesia – Semar Mendem

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Yogyakarta province in Indonesia is an iconic city with all its philosophy and artistic handicraft. When visiting Yogyakarta, tourists will have treated with various kinds of food. Semar Mendem's name comes from Semar, the legendary character of the puppetry story.

Indonesia – Garang Asem

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In Semarang city, Central Java province of Indonesia, there is a special dish that uses a banana leaf to wrap it, known as Garang Asem. The word Garang Asem refers to the way to cook and its taste.

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.