Indonesian Performing Arts

Traditional Performing Arts of Indonesia The sober, majestic, and profound court arts of eastern and central Java, where Javanese is spoken, include wayang kulit shadow theatre, wayang orang unmasked dance, and wayang topeng masked dance. Shadow-puppet theatre It is uncertain whether the shadow theatre is indigenous to Java or was brought from India, but the … Read more

Indonesian Meat Recipes 1

indonesian-meat-recipes

Indonesian meat recipes in Indonesia differ from other regions. The meat is usually fried until crisp – in fact you can buy sun-dried dendeng which only needs coating with bumbu and frying to serve. Popular throughout Southeast Asia and Indonesia, satay is strips of skewered meat, grilled over charcoals and then eaten with a spicy … Read more

Balinese Food Culture

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Your gastronomical experience in Bali is as enchanting and full of discovery as your cultural experience. I am a total believer that a significant portion of traveling should also involve your tastebuds. Of course, if you prefer to stick with cheeseburger or a Colonel Sanders’ meal-deal, or to drink your regular Bud light in your … Read more

Traditional Indonesian Music

Gamelan orchestra Gamelan music is the most popular and important kind in Indonesia. Gamelan orchestras accompany all dances and dramas. Gamel means ‘to hammer’, and most of the instruments of a gamelan orchestra are struck with wooden mallets, padded sticks or hammers.The conductor of a gamelan orchestra is a drummer who is part of the … Read more

Indonesian Desserts Recipes

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Indonesian desserts recipes encompass a wide variety of delicious sweets, cakes and puddings. Many of the sweets are based are based on rice powder and coconut… Bubur Pulut Hitam Kue Mangkok Multilayered Butter Cake Crisp Sweet Striped Cookies Sticky Rice Cake in Brown Sugar Sauce Coconut Sweet Potato Cake Spiced Fruit Salad Banana Fritters Sticky … Read more

Indonesian Sauces Recipes

Sambal Bajak Sambal Terasi Sambal Kacang Sambal Oelek Sambal Terong Sambal Bawang Sambal Soto Sambal Kecap Sambal Kecap Manis Sambal Dabo Lilang Base Gede (Basic Spice Paste) Base Be Siap (Spice Paste For Chicken) Base Be Sampi (Spice Paste For Beef) Base Be Pasih (Spice Paste For Seafood) Sambel Sere Tabia (Fried Bird’s Eye Chilies) … Read more

Indonesian Vegetarian Recipes

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Vegetarian recipes of Indonesia include: Chayotes Stew (Sayur Labu Siam) Crispy Fried Tempe (Keripik Tempe) Oseng-Oseng Wortel (Stir Fried Carrots) Indonesian Salad (Gado-Gado) Atjar Tjampoer Steamed Mushroom Wraps (Pepes Jamur Kuping) Sweet Eggplant Stew (Semur Terong) Cooked Vegetables with Grated Coconut (Urap) Nasi Goreng (Fried Rice) Terong Balado Asinan (Sweet And Sour Cucumber Salad) Fresh … Read more

Pandan Chiffon Cake

Pandan Chiffon Cake

Pandan Chiffon cake is a light, fluffy or sponge cake of Indonesian / Malaysian origin, and is both flavoured and cloured with the juice of Pandanus amaryllifolius leaves. The cakes are light green in colour due to the chlorophyll in the leaf juice. This is a favourite snack in both Indonesia and Malaysia. The precise origin of … Read more

Indonesia Meats Recipes 2

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Meat Recipes of Indonesia: Peanut Chicken Prawns with Peanut Sauce Opor Solo Beef Semur Rendang Sambal Goreng Ati Ampela Potato and Beef Perkedel Sweet and Sour Shrimp Perkedel Sambal Goreng Petai Clam Satay Beef Satay Bali Satay Prawn Crackers- Krupu Ayam Kacang Bukittingga (Peanut Chicken) Yield: 6 servings Ingredients 1 md Onions, sliced (1/2 cup) … Read more

Ayam Goreng – Fried Chicken

Ayam Goreng - Fried Chicken

Ayam goreng is the name applied to various Indonesian and Malaysian dishes of chicken deep-fried in coconut oil. Ayam goreng literally means “fried chicken” in Indonesian and Malay. This South-east Asian version of fried chicken has no batter coating, and is richer in spices. Marination & Spices Nasi bungkus Padang with Padang style ayam goreng.The spice mixtures vary across regions, but primarily consist of a combination of; ground shallot, garlic, Indian bay leaves, turmeric, lemongrass, tamarind juice, candlenut, galangal, salt … Read more