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Es Jeruk: Iced Orange Juice (Vegan)

One of the most common drinks served in Indonesian eateries. It’s basically orange juice, water, and sugar — refreshingly sweet and citrusy.

Okra Balado: Stir-Fried Okra in Chilli Tomato Sauce (Vegan)

An adaptation of the traditional dishes from the Padang region. Combines the crunch of okra with the spicy, punchy taste of sambal balado.

Lalapan: Indonesian Side Salad

A simple Indonesian vegetable salad served as a side, along with a fried or grilled main course. Adds freshness and nutrition to a meal.

Ikan Bakar Dabu-Dabu: Grilled Fish with Sambal Dabu-Dabu

Grilled fish is a classic dish — this recipe puts a spin on it by adding sambal dabu-dabu, or Manado chopped tomato and chilli salsa.

Nunuk’s Sambal Dabu-Dabu Lilang: Manado Chopped Chilli & Lime Sambal (Vegan)

A chopped chilli sambal from Manado. This version uses lime zest and green tomatoes for extra freshness, complementing the coconut oil.

Bakwan Sayur: Deep Fried Vegetable Fritters

Deep-fried vegetable fritters, often sold as a street-snack in Indonesia. A quick and easy treat that’s addictive — and gloriously unhealthy.

Susu Kurma: Date Milkshake

Susu kurma, or date milkshake, is a popular café drink in Indonesia. Packed with nutrients and rich-tasting, it's also super easy to make.

Tahu Goreng: Simple Fried Firm Tofu (Vegan)

Tahu goreng, or ‘fried tofu’, is a simple, common but tasty dish of lightly-marinated or braised firm tofu that’s boiled then deep fried.

Cumi Bakar Saus Padang: Grilled Squid in Padang Sauce

Cumi Bakar Saus Padang: a popular restaurant recipe of fresh squid marinated in a cooked spice paste of coconut milk and herbs, then grilled.

Deyana’s Sambal Dabu-Dabu Lilang: Manado Chopped Chilli & Lime Sambal (Vegan)

Sambal dabu-dabu is a popular recipe from Sulawesi. Hot oil and lime juice are poured over a mix of chopped chillies, tomatoes and shallots.
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