Nunuk Sri Rahayu

Tempe Bacem: Deep Fried Spiced Tempe (Vegan)

A recipe for tempe bacem. Boiled with spices, then deep fried, the tempeh can be eaten as a vegan, protein-rich snack, or with rice.

Tumis Sardines: Sauteed Canned Sardines

Cooked with chillies, garlic, shallots and tomatoes, this sardines recipe elevates regular canned sardines, giving it an Indonesian twist.

Telur Balado: Hard Boiled Eggs in Tomato Chilli Sauce

A quick, easy recipe of hard-boiled eggs sautéed in spicy tomato chili sauce. A clever dish that adds an extra dimension to the regular egg.

Sop Buntut: Indonesian Oxtail Soup

Recipe for a healthy, clear oxtail soup cooked with carrots and potatoes. found in restaurants across Indonesia. A great one-pot meal.

Balado Teri Kacang: Spicy Chinese silver fish with peanuts

Recipe for a meal of dried fish fried with chili paste and peanuts. Ideal when fresh fish is unavailable or as a quick source of protein.

Bobor Bayam: Spinach in Coconut Milk (Vegan)

This refreshing soup, made by boiling spinach in coconut milk, is a typical recipe from Central Javanese home cooking.

Sambal Terasi: Sambal with Roasted Shrimp Paste

Recipe for one of Indonesia’s favourite sambals, with chilies and roasted shrimp paste — it packs a punch! Known as sambal belachan in Malay.

Ayam Rica-Rica: Manado Spicy Fried Chicken

This recipe for fried chicken sautéed in sambal is a regional specialty of Manado, North Sulawesi. It’s cooked with chilies and herbs.

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Nunuk hails from Solo, the historic royal capital and cultural centre of Java, Indonesia. She has been cooking since the age of 12, and also performs and teaches traditional Javanese dance. Her dream is to eventually write her own Indonesian cookbook.

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