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Indonesian cuisine is one of the world’s greatest cuisines and is especially characterized by its intense flavour and its great diversity of dishes.
In 2011, Indonesian Cuisine gained worldwide recognition, with three of its most popular dishes making it to the list with the 'World's 50 Most Delicious Foods (Readers' Pick).
The base of Indonesian dishes is rice (“nasi”) while local spices and chili peppers give a special and unique flavor to food without making it very hot and spicy.
Moreover, the cuisine of Indonesia is influenced by several food cultures while the indigenous Sumatran and Javanese cuisine also play a huge role on the local food tradition of every destination.
Sumatran cuisine has Middle Eastern & Indian influences, featuring dishes with curried meat like gulai and kari.
Javanese cuisine is mainly influenced by the local tradition and, to a lesser extent, Chinese food culture.
The restaurants in Indonesia are called “rumah makan” while less formal places to eat are the so-called “warung”, very commonly found.
When dining in Indonesia, you are typically going to have a separate plate first filled with steamed rice, following a mix of vegetables, meat or seafood with contrasting flavours on the side.
The most popular dishes in Indonesia are Nasi Goreng, Gado-Gado, Sate and Sato, while the official national dish is called Tumpeng, a cone-shaped rice dish with several types of side dishes around it.
Food markets sell all kinds of tropical and exotic fruits at pretty decent prices. The exotic fruit juices, such as avocado or mango are a delight to try during your Indonesian holidays!
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