Tasty Traditional Treats of Flores Island

Long hidden in the shadows of its more famous neighbor Bali, the island of Flores is emerging as a unique destination in its own right. Not only is Flores in the East Nusa Tenggara Province, a staging point to your adventure to Komodo Island, -the lair of the dragons, – Flores is also blessed with […]

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The Exquisite Flavors of Nasi Gurih

Who here is as famished as a Hungry Hungry Hippo and would die for a tasty meal that will not only satisfy the tummy, but also pamper your taste buds? Do spoonfuls of rich full-flavored fragrant rice, mouthwatering succulent pieces of meat and titillating spicy goodness sound absolutely delish to you? Well then a plate […]

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Delicious Satay

Delicious Satay, Indonesia’s Most Famous Dish! Sate, juicy slices of marinated meat on thin bamboo skewers grilled to perfection on a charcoal open fire and accompanied by a delectably savoury sauce – it is no wonder that this dish is one of President Barack Obama’s childhood favourites.Sate (or more commonly known as Satay) is undoubtedly […]

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Yellow Rice

Yellow Rice: A Fortune in a Plate of Rice Rice is a staple food for the majority of Indonesian. It holds an important place in the country’s culture. A typical Indonesian meal consists of steamed rice and one or two main dishes. Steamed rice or plain rice is known as “Nasi Putih” or literally White rice. […]

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Lontong Cap Go Meh

The Scrumptious Story of Lontong Cap Go Meh Although Chinese New Year celebrations are behind us, it is still interesting to talk about the signature dish that is a must to be served at the family dinner table for Cap Go Meh, the 15th and final day of festivities at the start of the Lunar […]

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Lapis Legit

Lapis Legit, Indonesia’s Top Traditional Cake: CNN In an article published by CNN in August 2016, Lapis Legit, – Indonesia’s ultra-fine layer cake – was established as being among the world’s best and most delicious traditional cakes. Lapis Legit was first introduced during Dutch colonial times in Indonesia. Nonetheless, although it was inspired by the Dutch, […]

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5 Mouthwatering Culinary Treasures of Makassar

Makassar, capital city of South Sulawesi Province is not only known as the central gateway to east Indonesia but also as entry point to the marvels of Sulawesi. Here is your staging point before embarking on an adventure to the majestic highlands of Toraja, the stunning Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park, as well as the fascinating […]

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Medan’s Delightful Lontong Sayur

There are many things to do when traveling to regions across Indonesia. Well, in Medan, there is one thing you must do and that is eating the ultra delicious Lontong Sayur Medan. Lontong Sayur Medan is a complete dish filled with yummy proteins that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The dish consists […]

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Tinutuan Porridge

Nutritious Tinutuan Porridge: A Taste of Manado Cuisine Among lovers of the archipelago’s delicious and diverse culinary delights, Manado’s cuisine has become a sort of by word of the exotic Bunaken Marine Park in North Sulawesi. At a first glance, this typical Manadonese porridge may not look that attractive, but despite its rather disorderly appearance, […]

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Jakarta Street Food

Experience Jakarta Street Food Scene for Local Delicacies Living in a country that has endless variety of food and drinks, Indonesians do eat out, but the majority does not go to restaurants. The local food scene relies heavily on street food. Indonesians savour the delicious meals offered by ubiquitous street vendors day and night for […]

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