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Soto ayam recipe – How to make Indonesian chicken soup

Soto ayam is a chicken soup dish originated from Indonesia and is popular in Malaysia and Singapore. However, you have to take a paradigm shift to appreciate it. Unlike a creamy soup, it’s a clear soup with loads of ingredients and condiments. Turmeric is the ingredient that makes yellow, coupled with spices like cumin, fennel, …

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Nasi goreng kampung – How to cook the best Indonesian fried rice

If you like fried rice, you must not miss the Indonesian and Malay version called nasi goreng. What is nasi goreng? Nasi goreng means fried rice in Indonesian and Malay language. It is cooked with a chili paste consisting of bird’s-eye chili, shallot, garlic, belacan (a local shrimp paste), and anchovies.  In this article, I …

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Mee Goreng – How to cook great noodles in 4 quick steps

Today I want to introduce stir-frying noodles with a deep cultural heritage of the Indian Muslim origin in Malaysia – Mee Goreng Mamak.  Mee refers to noodles, and goreng means stir-frying in both Malay and Indonesian language.  Mee Goreng (also spell as mi goreng) is completely different from the Chinese noodles like Chow Mien, and …

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Beef Rendang Recipe (How to make authentic Indonesian Rendang)

Do you know what the world’s best foods are? Sushi, beef rendang or lasagne? You probably thought you knew, but most likely you don’t. If you chose rendang, congratulations!  Based on 35,000 votes, the world’s most delicious food is rendang from West Sumatra, Indonesia. CNN scoured the planet to create the list of 50 most delicious …

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