Indonesian

Kuah Bakso Sapi

Kuah Bakso Sapi is an Indonesian soup dish made with beef meatballs cooked in a rich clear beef stock served with vegetables such as cabbage and spring onions. The last time I had something similar to this dish was when we visited Bali three years ago in a restaurant called...

Sup Ekor 1

Sup Ekor

Sup Ekor is a Malaysian soup dish prepared with oxtails and vegetables like carrots, potatoes and tomatoes seasoned with shallot, garlic and spices like cumin, coriander, cinnamon, cardamom and star anise. Sup Ekor in Malaysian or Sop Buntut in Indonesian is a popular comfort food in Malaysia and Indonesia, basically...

Nelayan Restaurant (Melbourne, Australia) 1

Nelayan Restaurant (Melbourne, Australia)

On our last review I mentioned that we sneaked out of our first day event as we feel like having a full Asian meal with rice and/or noodles rather than eating cocktails before having a night of unlimited booze. The next day event was a similar scenario where we sneaked...

Ayam Bakar 1

Ayam Bakar

Ayam Bakar is a dish of charcoal-grilled chicken marinated in kecap manis, coconut oil, shallot, garlic, chilli pepper, coriander, tamarind juice, candlenut, turmeric and galangal. After our trip to Bali I was inspired to cook Balinese and/or Indonesian dishes as most of what we tried there was down to earth...

Barby's Bakery (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Barby’s Bakery (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I usually don’t like bread but Asian type baked goods is an exception, it’s just those fluffy light sweet or savoury goodness I can’t resist. When we used to live in the Philippines there is this panaderias even in Malaysia and Hong Kong where you have these bakeries that offer...

Enjoying Rujak at Kuta Beach 3

Must Try Food Bali

Balinese cuisine may be nearly similar to Indonesian but it’s quite unique in a sense since it is more of influenced not by the mainland but with Chinese, Indian and now since it’s a very popular tourist destination it is now being influenced by the Australians, Americans, British and Japanese...

Satay Beef 1

Satay Beef

Satay Beef is a satay inspired stir fry dish of tenderloin beef in spicy swwet satay sauce garnished with coriander. Before you react yes, I know this is not your usual satay beef, this is more of a satay beef inspired stir fry and not your usual skewered beef. As...

What's up with the Indonesian FC's 2

What’s up with the Indonesian FC’s

I thought in South East Asia, fried chicken is really big in the Philippines, I was wrong, Indonesia, specifically Bali has a bigger fried chicken scene. In Philippines, most of the fast food restaurants even the big American brands serve Fried Chicken, and I thought out of all South East...