Indonesian cuisine doesn´t
A FEW WORDS ABOUT
conform to our entrenched ideas
INDONESIAN
of Asian food all thrown into
CUISINE:
a wok and ready. A preparation
FOR INSTANCE
of Indonesian food needs the
RENDANG
same time and effort as to cook
TAKES 12 HOURS.
in the times before women achieved
the right to vote. At first a herb mixture
must be prepared, we do four types,
and this is the base of all meals.
Herb mixtures are made of a lot of
onion and garlic – peeled, cut and
blended in a blender with red peppers
or tomatoes, and braised for at least
three hours while constantly stired.

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until all water evaporates. Then we
add a big amount of herbs, for in-
stance lemon grass, galangal, gin-
ger, corriander seeds, Indonesian
bay leaves, lime leaves, cloves,
cardamom, star anise, chilli,
nutmeg, cinnamon, white pepper.
We braise it for approximately
one hour. When we prepare
Rendang we add organic beef
cut in small pieces, Indonesian
soy sauce and coconut milk and
continue braising for 3-4 hours
WHILE STIRRING CONSTANTLY.
After 12 hours of cutting, blending,
stirring and cooking is our
delicious Rendang ready!