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What Do Indonesians Eat? Posted by on Apr 17, 2017

What Do Indonesians Eat?

When it comes to Asian cuisine, Indonesian is often overlooked. Sure, Chinese, Thai, and Vietnamese may all be more famous, but there are plenty of tasty treats being cooked up in this archipelago nation. So, what do Indonesians eat? Let’s find out! We’ve already put together a list of common Indonesian dishes along with some…

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Common Indonesian Dishes Posted by on Apr 12, 2017

As a sprawling archipelago nation composed of 17,000 islands, it should come as no surprise that the cuisine of Indonesia is quite diverse. Each island has its own unique ingredients, cooking methods, and specialties. That being said, there are definitely some common Indonesian dishes that you’ll find all across the country. No matter where you…

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Vegetable Vocabulary in Indonesian Posted by on Feb 23, 2017

We’ve been learning lots of Indonesian words for food on the blog recently. Go back and check out the written posts on fruit, meat & seafood, and vegetables in case you missed them. It always helps to have a pronunciation guide when learning new words, so here’s a short video featuring the vegetable vocabulary in Indonesian…

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Indonesian Vegetable Vocabulary Posted by on Feb 6, 2017

Vegetable Vocabulary in Indonesian

One very important task to master when living in another country is doing your grocery shopping in the local language. We’ve been teaching some useful Indonesian vocabulary for food, such as fruits, as well as meat and seafood. Today we’re going to round out your grocery list with some Indonesian vegetable vocabulary. Vegetable Vocabulary Don’t…

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Kesehatan (Health) Posted by on Jan 10, 2017

Your health (kesehatan) is important. It’s not always easy to stay healthy, but you’ve got to try. It’s also not always easy to learn a new language. This post will help you out with both! Here’s a reading exercise in Indonesian about staying healthy, followed by an English translation after each paragraph. Reading Saya sangat suka berolahraga…

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Indonesian Food – Nasi Campur Posted by on Dec 13, 2016

No matter where you are in the vast archipelago nation of Indonesia, there’s one item that’s constant on menus – nasi campur (mixed rice). Whether you’re traveling on Sumatra, Java, Bali, or any of the other thousands of islands, you’re sure to find this Indonesian classic. Let’s learn a bit about this Indonesian staple food…

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Indonesian Fruit Vocabulary Posted by on Oct 25, 2016

Fruit (buah) is an important part of the Indonesian diet. Markets all over the massive archipelago nation are stocked with all kinds of fresh, tropical fruits. Before we get into how fruit is eaten in Indonesia, let’s learn some vocabulary. Indonesian Fruit Vocabulary Here are 30 Indonesian words for fruits. You’ll notice that some are…

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