snacks

Indonesian Fruit Salad (Rujak)

Indonesian Fruit Salad (Rujak)

Rujak is a term for salad dish in Bahasa Indonesia. The most popular rujak is probably fruit salad or┬árujak buah. Rujak itself have several variants, with the fruits sliced, shredded, or roughly mashed. In this recipe, I made the easiest one, sliced fruit rujak. So […]

Klepon (Boiled Rice Cake Balls)

Klepon (Boiled Rice Cake Balls)

Klepon is traditional cake of Indonesia. In Java, this snack is called klepon, in other parts of Indonesia, such as Sumatra, the alternative name for this is onde-onde. This confuses me, because in Java, where I live, onde-onde is the name for another snack (fried […]

Vegetables Fritters (Bakwan)

Vegetables Fritters (Bakwan)

Rainy season has started here in Bogor… For those who don’t know, Bogor is known as Rain City, where annual rainfall is high. Bogor is surrounded by mountains, making it ideal condition for orographic precipitation. Rainy season in Bogor means pouring rain every afternoon and […]

Potato Patties (Perkedel)

Potato Patties (Perkedel)

Perkedel, or bergedel, or paragede is made from mashed potato with several seasoning and then fried. Perkedel can be easily found in many restaurant, such as Padang restaurant, restaurant that sell soto (Indonesian soup), food stall that sell rice (known as Warteg or Warung Tegal)… […]

Indonesian Style Pancake (Sweet Martabak)

Indonesian Style Pancake (Sweet Martabak)

Have you ever felt like you want something more to eat after dinner? I have.. Plenty of times. And in times like that, martabak is often the answer. In Indonesia, there are two types of martabak. The salty martabak: made with eggs, spices, and wrapped […]