Re: Stick a FoRK in some beef rendang

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From: Sally Khudairi (
Date: Tue Nov 28 2000 - 12:47:45 PST

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You may want to try

[very highly recommended during a recent trip to Amsterdam]

    Indonesian Cuisine: Selamat Makan
    By: Van De Weerdt-Schieffelers, Esly // Photographer Ingram-Twombly //
Editor Tierney-Cascone, Patricia
    Trade Cloth//Illustrated
    160 pages
    USA/Canada: US$28.20
    Publication Date: August 1998
    Publisher: Pulido Publications

    ISBN: 0966378709

available on line at

[also recommended]

    The Best of Indonesian Cooking
    by Yasa Boga

    Price: US$19.65
    Region: Indonesia
    Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
    Published: 1998, Singapore, 1st Edition
    ISBN: 9812040439
    SB#: 025104

available online at

Bon appetit and good luck!

- Sally

----- Original Message -----
From: Lisa Dusseault <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2000 6:34 PM
Subject: Stick a FoRK in some beef rendang

> As a handy community including international folks, well-travelled folks,
> and folks who are known to like hot food (too bad I never got to take you
> Dixie's BBQ in Seattle, Jeff Bone), I appeal to you, FoRKers. Can
> recommend a good Indonesian food cookbook? Or Asian food cookbook that
> covers specific regions accurately including Indonesia (since I could also
> use some Singaporean and Malaysian recipes, though I already have southern
> indian and thai cuisine somewhat covered)?
> I'd particularly like to find one with the following characteristics:
> - emphasis on low-fat (though I'm capable of substituting 'lite' coconut
> milk myself)
> - emphasis on practical main dishes rather than desserts or fancy dishes
> - not solely vegetarian
> - good index
> - more recipes than pictures of recipes
> - recipes for beef rendang, nasi goreng and bami goreng :)
> In the meantime, I have found two good recipe websites:
> but I _like_ cookbooks.
> I also found today a great site for some of the ingredients you need for
> this cuisine:
> This is useful because I went to two asian-food groceries yesterday in
> search of galanggal, but failed to find what I sought in fresh, dried,
> powdered or canned form. This could be my incompetence, but at least the
> indomerchant web-site lets me do searches!
> [for those who remember request for recommendations for ultralight
> the recommendations were inconclusive. Then Gateway came out with a very
> affordable new entry in the market, only 3.65 lbs. I should receive it
> tomorrow.]
> Lisa

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