Like many words related to Rice culture, the word Congee appears to come from an Indian language, in this case, from Tamil kañci. The term is said originally Continue reading
Essential to Any Indonesian Dinner
Another Tamil Traveler
“A most essential part of any respectable Indonesian dinner.” — Alec Robeau 
“In the realm of condiments, the unbridled Indonesian imagination runs wild.” — Agnes de Keijzer Brackman 
The Indonesian food group called Sambals is sometimes translated as pickles or relish or condiments. It is commonly described as chili based, although this may not always be the case.
Sambal is normally used to mean a condiment that has a chile based sauce.
Sambals are popular in the cooking of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, Continue reading