Yesterday my mom visited my grandma who lived in different town with me for couples day. Actually, I'm pretty happy with it cause it mean I can do anything I want. ;)

But, when I bought lunch at food shop. I don't know It just feels sooo different with food made by my mom.

And now I know what thing that could make its taste different. There's always sambal on mom's food. It's totally makes every foods you eat ore delicious.

So, what is sambal?

Sambal is made from chillies, onions, peppers, salt, and terasi (only from Indonesia). Its like spicy sauce but not too soft cause we made sambal traditionaly with cobek, not used a copper. Cobek is something made from stone, just like it

All we need to do when we wanna use cobek is put all flavor on it

then copped with that smaller stone untill the flavor almost soft and its done. :)

Doesn't it looks so spicy??
But remember, don't eat it without mineral water near you cause its totally HOT. You can eat it with Fish fillet, fried fish, tofu, tempe (something made from soybean), or anything you wanna eat.

I don't know why Indonesian peoples love this cuisine. They said you can't taste how delicious food without eat it with sambal. And I agree with them.

I'm not lying if I say you cannot stop eat if you eat your meals with sambal. So, don't eat it if you on diet's program. :)

And you know, there's many kind of sambal, like

Sambal tomat, not too spicy

Sambal Ijo, its used green chillies

Sambal petis, used petis (made from shrimps)

And, its the most famous sambal in Indonesia or maybe in international, it called sambal terasi. Everybody's love it. :)

So, wanna try it sometimes??
Don't try to eat it if you don't like spicy. It will burn your mouth. :)

9 Responses
  1. The Seeker Says:

    Very interesting :)
    I think it would be something I could eat to give better taste to my vegetarian food.


  2. The Seeker Says:

    Oh and tomorow will be your bday!!!
    Hope you'll have a great and gorgeous day, dear.


  3. stainly Says:

    makes me hungry,..
    hungry or angry ya yg bener ..???

  4. Cate Says:

    Hey Vii:
    First off: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!
    Oh, that's so cool the way you make Sambal!
    You're right, it even LOOKS spicy!
    So interesting, the different types of sambal. I'd like to try the tomato one, please ^^

  5. cherish_jd Says:

    it looks delicious! i love spicy foods. ;)

  6. cherish_jd Says:

    belated happy birthday to you dear!