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Spaghetti Sardines

A quick, easy meal of spaghetti and canned sardines. The sardines are sautéed in spices for a Javanese touch, then tossed with the spaghetti.

Pisang Owol: Pan-Fried Banana in Butter and Chocolate Condensed Milk

Pisang Owol is a sinful treat from Solo. A banana is pressed, fried in butter, then lathered with chocolate condensed milk and sprinkles.

Jus Alpukat: Avocado Juice

A hugely popular dessert drink in Indonesia. It’s essentially a shake made from avocados blended with milk and ice - healthy and filling.

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.
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