Pempek, Mpek-mpek or Empek-empek

Homemade Pempek/ Fish Cake by my friend’s Mom. Pempek, or others known as Empek-Empek or Mpek Mpek, is one of signature dishes from South Sumatera (Palembang). Pempek made is made of fish (usually tenggiri/ belida) and tapioca starch. It served with cuko (a dark, sour, and spicy) the sour sauce is from Asam kandis/tamarind. in […]

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Coffee Durian: Lampung Coffee Style

Do you like Coffee or Durian? hard to choose, huh? don’t worry because in Lampung Sumatera, Indonesia they’re mixing it together! Yup, GENIUS isn’t it? !!! it’s Durian Coffee (mixed black coffee and Durian). as durian addict and coffee lover, I thought if durian and coffee are mixing together maybe it’s gonna be very strong […]

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Breakfast Bakmi Apui/Indonesian chicken noodles

Hi guys, I’ve just landed in Lampung at 08:00 a.m in the morning, picked up by my friend at the airport and then we are going to eat breakfast together. Our first food destination is Indonesian chicken noodles called bakmi/ mie ayam.Β  Mie ayam is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Indonesia for […]

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Ikan goreng Pagi Sore Benhil

Lunch Ikan Goreng/ Crispy fried fish, eggplant stew cooked in coconut milk, steamed cassava leaves and fresh cucumber and chilies sambal. 78,000IDR/ 6 USD for 2 steamed rice, 3 fried fish, 2 beverages and 1 vegetables & chili sambal. πŸ“Benhil, Jakarta

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Food at Halal bi halal event

I attended gathering at one of my friend’s house yesterday. In Indonesia, we have a ”religious mixed cultural” event called ’halal bi halal’. Halal bi halal is the event when friends are gathered together to ask for forgiveness for each other after Lebaran/Eid Al Fitr celebration. This is one of typical Indonesian food for gathering […]

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1453 Ottoman Mediterranean Turkish

It’s not easy to find Halal food in Hong Kong, but lucky me I found this Turkish Restaurant in Mongkok area. I ordered meal set for 4 persons. For the starter, I had Baklava, lentil soup, and salad. for the Main course: a big plate Turkish food consists of grilled beef, lamb served with rice. […]

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