Rendang Leaves Spanish with Curiousity

ITS–Madrid Fusion, arranged to introduce cultures and culinaries form both Indonesia and Spain, has been the vehicle to present unique traditional culinaries. This time, rendang from Padang, West Sumatera, has made many positive response from the visitors due to its taste the spicy  food that cooked  tradionally using firewood.  Even, they are curiosity of what […]

Spicy Sour Catfish Curry

ITS–Spicy Sour Catfish Curry is a distinctive food of the province of Riau, Indonesia. To make it, we need boiling water in a stock pot, into which we add curry paste, shrimp paste, sugar, salt and fish sauce. Bring this to a boil. Add pineapple slices, then the fish and the freshly pressed lime juice. […]

Langga Roko

ITS–Langga Roko is a cuisine of Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is flavored fish consisting of uric acid, turmeric, onion, garlic, nutmeg, chili, coriander, galangal, and lemongrass. The fish is then wrapped in banana leaves and baked over charcoal embers. The fish used in this cuisine are large rabbitfish. Completely, to have this dish ready […]

Soto Banjar

ITS–“Soto” is a type of Indonesian soup. Soto Banjar is popular throughout Indonesia. It is the specialty of Banjarmasin city in South Kalimantan. A yellowish spicy broth with rice vermicelli, lontong rice cake, perkedel mashed potato fritter, fried cow lung, boiled egg, celery, fried shallot and krupuk cracker.   Ingredients: 800 grams of local chicken meat […]

Nasi Timbel

ITS–Nasi Timbel is an Indonesian style rice dish, originally from West Java. It is usually wrapped in Banana leaves and served with a variety of side dishes. Nasi Timbel is very popular in Indonesia and is sold all over the streets of Jakarta, for 12.000 to 20.000 Rupiah each. It is sold in almost all […]

Sayur Tauco

ITS–Sayur Tauco is a well known dish from North Sumatra, Indonesia.  To have this dish ready, we need 7 string beans, cut into 2 cm; 250 grams of shrimp, without skin or tail; 1 white tofu, cut into small pieces; 200 grams of tomato, cut harshly; 3 tablespoons of tauco; 4 cloves of garlic, slice […]

Aunu Senebre

INDONESIATHROUGHSTAMPS.COM–This tradisional food can be found throughout Papua, Indonesia.  This dish is made of baby fish which is washed and fried then all mixed with rough grated coconut which is previously steamed for about 25 minutes. It is still rarely found in the main cities outside Papua. This food has special taste of hinterland Cendrawasih […]

Ayam Betutu

ITS–Ayam Betutu is a Balinese dish of steamed or roasted chicken or duck. This highly seasoned and spiced dish is a popular dish in Bali and Lombok. An even spicier version is available using extra-spicy sauce made from raw onion slices mixed with red chili peppers and coconut oil. This traditional dish is very popular […]


ITS–Gudeg is a traditional food from Yogyakarta in Central Java, Indonesia. It is made from young Nangka (jack fruit) boiled for several hours with palm sugar, and coconut milk. Additional spices include garlic, shallot, candlenut, coriander seed, galangal, bay leaves, and teak leaves; the latter gives a reddish brown color to the dish. It is […]


ITS–Pempek or Mpek-mpek is a delicacy from Palembang in South Sumatra, Indonesia. It is made of fish and sago flours and served together with a dark, rich sauce called cuko. Cuko is made from brown sugar, chilli pepper, garlic, vinegar, water, and salt. According to some stories, Pempek had been already in Palembang by 16thcentury […]