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Soto Kuali

Soto Kuali

Soto is a traditional soup mainly composed of broth, meat and vegetables. Soto Kuali is a typical soto from Solo (Central Java) which is cooked in kuali (a cooking pot made from clay). This low temperature cooking method makes the meat tender and tasty. If you use a normal metal cooking pot, just boil the meat over low heat. Then another characteristic of this dish is the seasoning that come from tempeh (javanish soy bean cake) which begins to rot. I use tempeh in the recipe though; but not spoiled tempeh.
Mie bakso

Mie bakso

Mie Bakso is an indonesian dish similar with Vietnamese noodle soup with meatballs (bakso or baso); one of the most popular street foods in Indonesian cities and villages alike. Travelling street vendors, either by carts or bikes are often frequenting residential areas in Indonesia, while warung bakso or humble tent foodstalls are often sprung on street sides in Indonesian cities.
Gulai cubadak

Gulai cubadak

Gulai cubadak is a Minangese green/young jackfruit curry. Among the Minangese (West Sumatrans), jackfruit is called cubadak. When other Indonesians call this fruit nangka. The unripe or green jackfruit is mostly cooked for veggie dishes while the ripe one (with yellow part inside) is used for desserts. Gulai cubadak or nangka is common to be sold at any Padang restaurants in the country. A typical of one dish meal in Indonesia.
Empal gepuk

Empal gepuk

Empal gepuk is an Indonesian sweet ans spicy fried beef dish, that is commonly popular in West Java. The boiled beef pieces are beaten using stone pestle or meat pounder to loosen the meat fibers and spread its size a little bit.
Rujak

Rujak

Rujak is a traditional fruit and vegetable salad dish and is available from street vendors all over Indonesia. This spicy dish consists mostly of fruit and some vegetables and can be eaten as a snack in its own right, or occasionally as an accompaniment to a meal.
Mangut ikan

Mangut ikan

Mangut is a typical food commonly found around Semarang (Central Java, Indonesia), but some mangut versions are also found in Solo and Yogyakarta (also Central Java) although not as popular as in Semarang. Mangut fish commonly made from smoked fish. This fish is then re-cooked with coconut milk and various spices. It's tasty, sweet and spicy.
Ayam Bakar Padang

Ayam Bakar Padang

Ayam Bakar Padang (grilled chicken Padang) with spicy seasoning has a distinctive flavor. Spicy flavor is wrapped with a savory taste of native coconut milk and spices derived from natural herbs such as ginger, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves to make recipes indigenous grilled chicken is favored by many people of Indonesia.
Tahu kuning

Tahu kuning

Tahu Kuning is yellow tofu, which is caused by the water of the soaking tofu is given turmeric. Tahu Kuning is a typical food of Kediri (East Java, Indonesia), because its manufacture center is often found in Kediri. Tahu Kuning has a rectangular shape and is slightly flat. This tofu also has better density than white tofu, so when cut tofu is not easily crushed.
Bandeng masak acar kuning

Ikan masak acar kuning

Traditional cuisine typical Cianjur (West Java, Indonesia) is better known by the term Bumbu Kuning (yellow spice). Bumbu Kuning is known to taste and can neutralize the fishy smell. Milkfish or other types of fish will be here combined with Acar Bumbu Kuning. Acar Bumbu Kuning provides a sense of counterweight to taste the fish is not too dominant or it feels more varied in the mouth.