Tagged with seafood

Seafood Dumplings in Peanut Sauce

Seafood Dumplings in Peanut Sauce

 (My version of the Indonesian street food Siomay Bandung) Food cravings drove me to be extra creative lately. Especially since the latest strong desire and taste I had were for authentic Indonesian dishes! Example number one, Siomay Bandung: steamed seafood dumplings drizzled with peanut sauce (Bandung is the city of origin of the dish) . Back when I … Continue reading

Mango Sambal Over Broiled Tilapia

Mango Sambal Over Broiled Tilapia

In Surabaya, there’s this incredible sambal mangga or chili pepper condiment that is mixed with thin-sliced mango. (In Bahasa Indonesia: sambal refers to crushed chili peppers mixture and mangga means mango.) The condiment is usually served with grilled fish, squid, or prawn, and steaming hot jasmine rice. It is simply to die for, as my sister … Continue reading

Eating Out in Indonesia

Eating Out in Indonesia

I had just returned from paradise. A tropical and food paradise. Hence the long pause in my food blogging activity. Jeff and I flew back to our homeland, Indonesia, this past December. I took a break from cooking for about three weeks and we ate out almost every single day. In those days we didn’t … Continue reading