03 October 2014

Rendang Padang Recipe

Rendang Padang is known as one of the most delicious food in the world.

Padang is a city in West Sumatera, Indonesia.

Rendang is also identical with Minangkabau, a West Sumatera native tribes.

The original Rendang Padang has good quality, black, and dry. Rendang can hold for months if stored properly. 

The main flavoring ingredients: 
  1. 1 1/2 kg of fresh beef 
  2. 12 cups of coconut milk (squeezed from three grated coconut, coconut old) 
  3. 2 pieces of dried kandis acid 
  4. 2 pieces, kaffir lime leaves (fresh leaves) 
  5. 1 stalk lemongrass, crushed 
  6. 1 sheet, turmeric leaves 
  7. Salt, as needed 
Spices (this material must be blended or mashed except galangal): 
  • 1 ounce of fresh red chili 
  • 15 pieces of red onion 
  • 6 cloves of garlic 
  • 5 pieces of pecan 
  • 2 cm of ginger
  • 3 cm of galangal, crushed 
How to make rendang: 
  1. Cut the beef according to your taste, can be small cubes or flat
  2. Boil coconut milk in a large frying pan along with the spices that have been mashed, and then enter the material no 3-6. 
  3. Stir constantly until the coconut milk thickened. Keep stirring, so that the coconut milk is not damaged/broken. If it is oily, put your beef slowly.
  4. Stir constantly, over medium heat, do not stop stirring. Do it well until the meat is tender. Done!

Asam Kandis (Kandis Acid) - Left-Fresh Kandis, Right-Dried Kandis Acid

Klappertart Cake Recipe

Today, I'll try to share a recipe comes from Manado, Nort Sulawesi. This kind of cake can be made easily. You can also practice this recipe at your home. You can also modifying this recipe as you like, such as adding or reducing the coconut, or replace full cream milk with other type of milk as you like.

Before we practicing this recipe, I'll describe about the origin of the name of this cake. Klappertart comes from "kelapa (Indonesian) means coconut", because of one of the ingredient is coconut.

OK, here the recipe:


  1. 500 ml full cream milk 
  2. 75 g cornstarch 
  3. 50 g wheat 
  4. 150 grams sugar 
  5. 1 tsp vanilla liquid 
  6. 1 egg yolk 
  7. 2 pieces of scraped young coconut 
  8. 50 gr blue band 

How to make: 

  • Cook all the ingredients except the egg yolk and coconut 
  • Cook until boiling and exploding 
  • Turn off the heat, add the egg yolks, stir rapidly 
  • Cook until boil briefly, then enter scraped coconut 
  • Turn off the heat, add 50 grams of blue bands, mix well 
  • Add a topping of cheese and raisins 
  • Chill in the refrigerator
Note: You can cook this cake on cake mold that microwaveable.