Discovering Indonesian Cuisine

Indonesia is a beautiful country and we really can’t deny their wonderful cuisine. Each and every country has their own cuisine and Indonesia can give us their best. Other countries, like Singapore, also have some Indonesian restaurants around and the people love it. Today, we are going to talk about Indonesian cuisine and restaurants that you will surely love. Let us find out about them so that we have an idea once we spot ne Indonesian restaurant in our area.

Bay Hotel is one of the few hotels in Singapore that exclusively cater Indonesian food. Located near the Harbourfront area, diners can be rewarded with Indonesian food cooked in a modern twist, along with a panoramic view of the south side of Singapore. Bay Hotel Indo Restaurant is one you should definitely look out if you want to taste Indonesian food in a comfortable setting.


To start, Ynez Wahab will give us ten sedap Indonesian restaurants to makan at in Singapore.

10 Sedap Indonesian Restaurants To Makan At In Singapore

Behold, one of the most ethnic cuisines you will ever find.

Authentic Indonesian cuisine uses various blends of spices that can really work wonders with even the simplest of dishes. As major ingredients, they are usually combined to induce a delightful taste that lingers after every bite.

With so many diverse flavour renditions coming from different parts of Indonesia, you’ll be surprised to find that dishes can vary from sweet and salty to spicy and savoury depending on the cooking method. Such is the complex nature of the cuisine.

Upon scouring the island for great Indonesian fare, I found that some of them do come quite close to the real deal back in Indonesia.

Here are some places you can go to in Singapore to savour the very best of Indonesian grub: Read more here.

Provided above are ten restaurants that we could definitely visit. Their best seller dishes and their prices are also mentioned above. If you are ever interested in one of those restaurants, their location, opening hours, and facebook pages are also given above. Next, Sara Schonhardt will give us 40 Indonesian foods that we can’t live without.

40 Indonesian foods we can’t live without

(CNN) — At a poll CNN did a few years ago, our readers voted rendang the most delicious food in the world. Now it’s high time to give culinary credentials to that islands-sprawling nation of Indonesia. Its food deserves some time in the limelight.

Here we run through a mouth-watering array of broth-soaked noodles, fiery curries, banana-wrapped fish and vegetable salads with sweet peanut dressing.

Here are 40 dishes we just can’t live without.

  1. Sambal

While technically more of a condiment, the chili-based sauce known as sambal is a staple at all Indonesian tables.

Dishes aren’t complete unless they’ve a hearty dollop of the stuff, a combination of chilies, sharp fermented shrimp paste, tangy lime juice, sugar and salt all pounded up with mortar and pestle. So beloved is sambal, some restaurants have made it their main attraction, with options that include young mango, mushroom and durian.

Pedas Abis, Waroeng Spesial Sambal, Jl. RM. Said No.39, Solo, Surakarta. Read more here.

Those are 40 dishes and you should definitely try even just one of those. And if ever given a chance, try another. You will surely love the uniqueness of all those dishes. For additional information, Lai S. Reyes will tell us about celebrity chefs exploring the flavors of Indonesia on Asia Food Channel.

Celebrity chefs explore the flavors of Indonesia on AFC

If your vocabulary of Indonesian food is limited to nasi goreng (fried rice), beef rendang (slow-cooked beef in a rich lemongrass and coconut milk sauce), gado gado (vegetable salad with sweet peanut dressing) and babi guling (roast pork), then you’re missing out on a lot.

It’s time to explore the “land of varied flavors” further to keep your taste buds on fire.Skip the tourist traps in Bali and Jakarta. Instead, dive into some of the most remote regions of Indonesia to discover the intricacies of local food.

No travel documents are required as the Asian Food Channel (AFC) grants you an all-access pass to Wonderful Indonesia Flavours, a food and travel show that takes viewers on an immersive food tour across Indonesia.

Let chefs Tobie Puttock, Darren Robertson and Rinrin Marinka show you around. These celebrity chefs went on a culinary quest across eight incredible destinations —Tomohon, Solo, Makassar, Batam, Malang, Bandung, Banyuwangi and Raja Ampat — to discover for themselves and share with us just how vast and diverse Indonesian culture and cuisine really is… amid a 6.8-magnitude earthquake. Read more here.

The celebrity chefs were able to dive into the rich cuisine of Indonesia. They travelled a lot in order to discover different foods and they discovered that the flavours of Indonesia are really delicious. Thanks to these chefs, more and more Indonesian foods are being introduced to us. Their foods are definitely worth the try so if you are ever traveling to Indonesia or if you have Indonesian restaurants around town, have a try and you will surely not regret it.