Apart from "Dari mana, Mister?
' and "Mau kemana, Mister?
", which translate as "Where are you from?
" and "Where are you going?
", the most common and therefore boring question asked of any expat here is "Do you like Indonesian food?
Well, as with all things, I do and I don't. Those of you who want to know how to prepare nasi goreng
(fried rice) can do your own Googling, but I have found a local blog devoted to the culinary art of baking
. Try this cake which is, of course, typically Indonesian and popular with dentists.Chocolate Cappuccino Cheesecakealas
: (base)125 gr remah biskuit gandum
(grain/digestive biscuit crumbs)2 sdm
(2 dessertspoons) brown sugar atau gula palem
(or palm sugar)90 gr mentega tawar
: (filling)375 gr cream cheese, biarkan dalam suhu ruang
(at room temperature)125 gr gula kastor
(castor sugar)2 butir telur
(2 eggs)1 sdm kopi instan, larutkan dalam
(dessert spoon of instant coffee, dissolved)4 sdm air panas
(4 dessertspoons of hot water)½ sdt kayu manis bubuk
(½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon)150 dark cooking chocolate, cincang kasar dan lelehkan
:whip cream (sic)permen coklat bentuk biji kopi
Yummie or Yeuk?