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Sambal Pencok Puteh

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Another sambal recipe that becomes my family’s favorite dish, Sambal Pencok Puteh. Unlike usual sambal that has red color, this sambal is white (puteh=putih=white). To add another differences, it is more liquify and poured onto mashed-steamed stuffs, like egg, eggplant, tempe, or tofu. Yes, steamed, not fried. Interesting, isn’t it ? ^^ And it is a finger-licking good and rice-consuming for sure. So, be prepared šŸ˜‰

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Tempe Bacem

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It’s too quiet here for too long. My bad. I both was busy and lost my spirit to go to kitchen. Well, am trying to get back on track, now. Starting with a small step, this simple yet delicious mom’s recipe, Tempe Bacem. I don’t know what to call it in English, please tell me on the comment below if you happen to know. Thank you :*

Anyway, if you haven’t met tempe before, it is a food product from fermented soybeans, that has cake-like form. It is originated from Indonesia, my country (yeeey ^_^). I love its spongy-crunchy texture.

Bacem itself actually means marinate or soak a food in sugar and salt water, so the food will last longer. In javanese, we do bacem with palm sugar. So, you will expect its taste should be sweet, but not candy sweet.

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Milkfish & Tomato Soup (Sup Bandeng Tomat)

2015-04-18-10-46-00_deco Bandeng is another common fish in Indonesia. I just found out that it is called milkfish in English.. hmm interesting, wonder why the naming it like that. Please tell me on comment below if you have any idea bout the naming ^^

Anyway, this soup is not quite an appetizer, actually. We, i mean.. my family, need rice to go with this soup. Mom usually make this for Saturday breakfast. It is slightly fishy, sweet, sour, and savory. AndĀ it won’t be complete withoutĀ the condiment, Sambal Petis! Add some boiled spinach in.. well, you got a very healthy yet full of flavor dish ^^

This soup is totally easy to make with very few but yet delicious ingredients. Why don’t you give it a try (and don’t forget to leave a comment šŸ˜‰ ) Continue reading Milkfish & Tomato Soup (Sup Bandeng Tomat)