Daily Archives: Friday, 10 November 2017

Delving into the Archives: Indonesian Potatoes with Chili Sauce

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summary: Keripik Kentang Balado (Fried Potatoes with Chili Sauce; using our neighbours’ hot hot hot chilis; going through our photo archives; more praise for back issues of SAVEUR;

Keripik Kentang Balado Since cancelling our long-standing subscription to SAVEUR magazine, we have been cherry picking past issues to have as reading material in the bathroom. (I love to read in the bath but am terrified to bring my e-reader in – what if I drop it in the water??)

[N]ow, instead of reading new issues of SAVEUR, we are randomly choosing a magazine from the large stack on the shelf, and re-reading the brilliant contents. Sometimes, we are reminded of recipes we tried and loved and for some bizarre reason forgot about. And sometimes, we see something new (for us) to try and wonder how it is that we had missed it the first time round.
-me, Ah! Comfort Food – Coffee Crusted Pork | blog from OUR kitchen, 19 August 2017

Last month, just before he pushed one of the thoroughly re-read magazines back onto its shelf with all the other back-issues of SAVEUR, T announced that he knew what we should do with all those waxy white potatoes we had just got (we thought they were baking potatoes…). We would try Indonesian fried potatoes that call for “medium waxy potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced”. Wow! The dish was stellar. Really stellar. (continue reading )