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ayampenyetria

Ayam Penyet Ria

April 16, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

  Jl Merdakka  no 25 , Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91831 Description Ayam penyet Ria is located on the main road in Rantepao Its not hard to miss just look for the really big church it’s under it! Looking like one big giant canteen. We found out that the owner also has a part buisness share with Misiliana hotel and wants to bring the fine dining experience closer to the center of town. Service is good although they lack the English ability. Suggestion Go for ikan bandeng bakar fish bandeng barbicued 20,000 rp. Price Food prices range from 10,000 rp for Noodles with vegetables right up to 25,000 rp for Traditional dishes. Drinks range from 2,000 for a es tawar to 9,000 rp for fruit juices.

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Alang Alang Bakso Babi

April 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Pong Tiku, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91890. Description If you have come all the way out to Indonesia and at least once on you trip you will try Bakso a meatball based soup normally with noodles and crisp fried krupuk. But alas most have very little meat in them, if at all. But we have found the difference at Alang Alang only that you will have to travel out of town! Head south for 5 km and its on the left hand side just as the great sa’dan river bends. Odering is easy just ask for Bakso and it will be served swiftly to your table. The staff don’t speak English as the Bakso does all the talking. Suggestion Well guys there’s only one choice here but its well worth it a real tasty Bakso soup (12,000 rp) Price All bowls are between (12,000 rp) Drinks range from 3,000 rp for a water to 9,000 rp for drinks from a fridge plus tea or coffee (3-7,000 rp)

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sambalaktarrung

Sambalak Tarrung

April 13, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

Sambalak Tarrung or Aubergine Sambal is another Torajan side dish and great for a large feast. Ingredients 2 medium sized aubergines 2 large tomatoes 3 birds eye chilis 1 spring onion 2 red shallots 3 cloves of garlic vegetable oil Preparation 1/ Skin and wash the aubergine then slice in half then slice again thinly. 2/ Peel and cut shallots, chili and garlic then cut the spring onion into 1 cm lengths then cut finely length ways. 3/ Wash then chop the tomatoes roughly. 4/ Place a large wok or frying pan over a stove on to medium heat pour in a little oil and fry the shallots and garlic  together then slowly add the spring onions, chilli and tomatoes, finally the aubergines, adding a little salt to taste then allow to cook together for a few minutes. The dish is now ready! Serve with other side dishe’s and freshly steamed rice!

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rimiko

Rimiko Restaurant

April 10, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Mappanyukki no 115, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91831 Description Rimiko Restaurant has been established for over twenty years happily serving good honest food, served in a rustic atmosphere with lots of old Torajan carvings on the walls. What we like about this place is the seating area outside to enjoy whats happening on the main street. The owner is normally around and love’s to come up and have a chat about what you have been up to in and around Toraja. The staff speak English fluently. Suggestion Go for the old classic pork in Pamarassan they give you a really good portion nearly enough for two people. (45,000 rp) Price All food is priced between 10-55,000 rp. Drinks range from 5,000 rp for a water to 35,000 rp for a Bintang beer.

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warungcoto

Hidangan Coto

April 03, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. A. Mappanyuki No. 100, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91890. Description This little Warung could be easily missed when walking down the main street in Rantepao! Set back and looking like someones little house just near the Post Office. It’s name says it all, Coto; a classic dish from Makassar, a rich soup of buffalo stock with chunks of very lean buffalo meat often eaten with a steamed rice packet woven from a natural palm fronds. Odering is easy just show a finger or two and your Coto is served promptly. The staff don’t speak English as the food does all the talking. Suggestion Well guys there’s only one choice here but its well worth it a real tasty soup (18,000 rp) Price All bowls are between (18,000 rp) Drinks range from 1,000 rp for a water to 9,000 rp for drinks from a fridge plus tea or coffee (3-5,000 rp)

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gazebo

Gazebo Restaurant

March 18, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl Abdul Gani no 2 , Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91831 Description Gazebo restaurant has gone far to create an ambient Torajan  atmosphere using traditional rice granaries for its seating area within sculptured gardens. You sit surrounded by brightly coloured cement fish by little bridges, located At the back there is further seating in an open plan restaurant. The menu has a few Indonesian style spelling mistakes which put smiles on many a tourists face. Service is good although they lack the English ability. Suggestion Go for chicken steak with french fries with an onion sauce 40,000 rp. Price Food prices range from 15,000 rp for Noodles with vegetables right up to 40,000 rp for Traditional dishes. Drinks range from 5,000 for a water to 10,000 rp for fruit punch.

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Bale Pamarassan

Recipe of the week: Balé Pamarassan

February 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

They say love goes through the stomach. So how can you love Toraja without loving its wonderful cuisine? Every Friday we will present you a traditional Torajan dish. Today: balé pamarassan, or fish cooked in black pamarassan sauce. Ingredients 1 or 2 fresh water fish (golden fish) 2 table spoons of pamarassan powder 2 cloves of garlic 4 shallots 3 tomatoes 1 lemongrass stick 2 long red chilli peppers 5 1 cm of ginger 2 spring onions water, salt & pepper Preparation 1/ Pound the garlic, shallots and chilli peppers with a mortar and pestle until a paste is formed. 2/ Pound the pamarassan powder until fine. 3/ Crush ginger & lemongrass under a knife. 4/ De-seed the long chilli peppers and slice them into large chunks. Do the same with the spring onions. 5/ Fry the ingredients from step 1 until there’s an aroma. 6/ Add the crushed ginger & lemongrass, the pamarassan powder and three tablespoons of water and bring to a slow boil. Cook for at least 20 minutes until its natural oil appears. 7/ Add enough water to submerge the fish. 8/ Add the fish and chilli peppers to the stock and cook until the fish …

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