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Indonesian Styled Mutton Soup

Mutton is not a daily menu here in Indonesia. It’s more of a treat. Something you get when you eat out or you cook once a year. Why once a year? Because Ied Adha, Islamic celebration where people with more blessed wallet buy sheep or cow and share it with neighbors and the less fortunate. …

tofu & tempeh vegetables vegetarian

Gado-gado

Gado-gado might be the healthiest street food there is. Consisted of various vegetables, rice cake, tofu and tempeh, and topped with thick salty and spicy peanut sauce. Luckily, I live nearby two gado-gado sellers with superb gado-gado and affordable price. One very satisfying portion of gado-gado cost me 12.000 IDR or almost 1 Euro or …

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Chili Sambal Eggplant

Eggplant is one of things I didn’t like as kid but grown to like growing up. I didn’t like the mushy texture and bitter tone of eggplant, at first. But now, I like it. Especially when cook spicy way with chili sambal. In my kitchen, eggplant is not the most common vegetable to cook. Maybe …

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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 sometimes in the morning too. Plus, I am currently pregnant. …

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Simple Kangkong Stir Fry

Kangkong, or Ipomoea aquatica, is a common leafy vegetable in Indonesia. Kangkong is super easy to cook. Maybe that’s why we Indonesian love this veggie. It tastes good too. It gives satisfying crunch when you chew it. Plus, it is quite cheap here.   When I still at my bachelor study in Agronomy and Horticulture, we …