THE 5th Indonesian Cooking Lessons was held anew at the Indonesian Consul Residences, last November 29, 2017. This event is a series of activities that showcase Indonesian cuisine, as well as open opportunity and access to the Philippine market, especially in Mindanao. With expectations that Indonesian cuisine and beverage will be available and accessible to restaurants, hotels, malls and food court in Mindanao.
The cooking lessons allowed guests to discover the different variety of Indonesian spices. As well as provide a valuable insight of Indonesia’s unique culinary heritage and introduction of the exotic ingredients
Chef Alex Destriza along with Chef Joy from Marco Polo Hotel prepared “Ikan Bumbu Acar Kuning” (Yellow Pickled Seasoning Sauce), a fish sprinkled with yellow pickle seasoning topped with carrots, pineapple and cucumbers.
General Santos City Vice Mayor Shirlyn Banas-Nograles spearheaded the cooking try-out and prepared “Sate Ayam Madura” (Chicken Sate with Peanut Sauce). Sate Ayam Madura is best paired with Lontong (Indonesian rice cake in banana leaves). If you order a “Nasi Goreng” (Fried Rice). Also featured is the “Kue Nagasari, a traditional cake originally from Java Island, Nagasari is a traditional steamed cake made from rice flour, coconut milk and sugar, filled with slices of banana.
Joining them were Samal Island Vice Mayor Orly A. Amit and Consul General Berlian Napitupulu
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