Quick and easy soto ayam

Soto ayam is one of my favourite dishes when I’m ill or when the weather is cold. This soto ayam is really good to make you warm when you are cold. In Indonesia it’s easy to find people selling soto ayam on street corners or in markets and you can eat it at any time […] → Continue Reading Quick and easy soto ayam

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Balinese Ayam Betutu Recipe- Betutu Chicken

Ayam betutu is one of my all-time favourite dishes. It’s a surprisingly easy recipe but really impressive to make for friends or at a dinner party – especially if you open the banana-leaf-wrapped chicken at the table. Because the vegetables are stuffed inside the cavity of the chicken, there’s not much washing up either! In […] → Continue Reading Balinese Ayam Betutu Recipe- Betutu Chicken

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Super simple chicken sate

Whenever I order Sate (satay) in the UK, I’m always presented with some huge lumps of meat on a kebab-sized skewer. It’s a long way from what we are used to in Indonesia. One of the great things about sate is that you only need little pieces of meat to make it. Small pieces of […] → Continue Reading Super simple chicken sate

Sayap ayam goreng kecap – Sweet and sticky chicken wings

Sayap ayam (chicken wings) make a great starter and are a really good accompaniment to a DVD or sports game on TV. Of course, they make a fantastic main course, too – especially for those of us not afraid to eat with our hands. The recipe below is for chicken wings but it would work […] → Continue Reading Sayap ayam goreng kecap – Sweet and sticky chicken wings

Wayan’s really simple mie goreng

Mie goreng (sometimes spelt ‘mi goreng’) is a really simple dish that only takes a few minutes to make. It can be bought at food stalls all over Indonesia and everyone has a slightly different way of cooking it. Mie goreng can be served as a main course but it’s also commonly found served with […] → Continue Reading Wayan’s really simple mie goreng

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Ayam sisit – Balinese shredded chicken

Ayam sisit is a great dish to make when you are having a lot of guests over because it’s really simple and easy for people to help themselves to as much of it as they want. For this reason, it’s popular food for celebrations in Bali and people will often make a huge bowl of […] → Continue Reading Ayam sisit – Balinese shredded chicken