Gulai Kikil ( Indonesian Cow's Foot Curry )


1 Foot of cow

4 cups Coconut milk

1 Turmeric leaf

2 seed of False mangosteen ( Common english name for "Asam Kandis"). It's also called "Gamboge tree", "Eggtree", "Sour mangosteen", "Cochin-goraka".

2 Kaffir lime leaves

1 stalk Lemongrass

Blended spices:

1 tbsp Blended red chilies

2 cm Turmeric

5 pcs Candlenuts

2 cm Laos / Galangal

6 cloves Garlic

10 pcs Shallots

How To:

1. Clean the cow's foot and its hair, cut into several pieces and cook until tender.

2. Remove the bones and then cut the meat into small sizes according to your preference.

3. Cook the coconut milk together with the blended spices, kaffir lime leaves, kandis acid (false mangosteen) and the lemongrass.

4. Add the meat pieces and cook until the coconut milk thickens and oily.

5. Keep stirring until it's well cooked to prevent the coconut milk from dissolving.

6. Lift.


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Cumi Saus Padang ( Stir Fried Squid in Padang Sauce )


500 g Medium sized squid

1 tbsp Lime juice

3 Oil for stir frying

1 Turmeric leaf

1 False mangosteen

2 stalks Lemongrass

Blended Spices:

1 tbsp Minced red chilli

2 cloves Garlic

10 Shallots

1 1/2 cm Ginger

How To:

1. Peel the skin of the squid, remove the ink sac, clean, then slice crosswise 1 1/2 cm.

2. Marinate the squid with lime juice, leave for 15 minutes. Rinse with clean water, then drain.

3. Heat oil and stir fry the blended spices, add turmeric leaf and lemongrass until fragrant.

4. Add false mangosteen and squid. Stir until the squid stiffens.

5. Cook all ingredients until fully cooked and the sauce thickens.

6. Lift and serve immediately.

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Herbed Mushrooms with Feta

1 lb mushroom, sliced
1 tbsp. each olive oil and butter
1/4cup Foxbrook Merlot
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/2 tbsp. dried thyme

1. In a large skillet cook mushrooms in oil and butter 5 minutes until slightly softened.
2. add wine, continue to cook until liquid has almost evaporated. Remove from heat, cool slightly.
3. Sprinkle mushrooms with feata and thyme. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve immediately.


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How to Make an Avocado Dessert (Goal)

  1. To easily scoop out the meat of the avocado, slice across the avocado until your knife hits the pit. Grab both halves and twist in opposite directions. Take one half of the avocado, set aside. To take out the pit, and tap it with the sharp blade of your knife so the blade gets stuck into the pit. Then twist the lower half. If you are planning to delay the preparation, keep the pit on the avocado and put the other half back to prevent oxidation.
  2. Scoop out the meat into the bowl. Add lemon juice to prevent further oxidation. If you prefer, you can slice the avocado into smaller pieces, or you can mash it with a fork.
  3. Drizzle the avocado with the condensed milk. Toss (or mix) until the avocados are thoroughly coated with the milk. (Yes, you can add an extra helping of the milk if you like).
  4. Chill in the fridge or the freezer. Do not freeze. If you do freeze it, you can reconstitute it by placing the dish in a hot water bath (the bowl, not the dish).
  5. Serve in a bowl with an extra drizzle of milk and some ice chips.

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What is Procedure Text?


To help us do a task or make something. They can be a set of instructions or directions.

Text Organization:
  • Goal:
(The final purpose of doing the instructions)
  • Materials:
(ingredients, utensils, equipment to do the instructions)
  • Steps:
(a set of instructions to achieve the final purpose)

Language Features :

  • Use of imperatives
(e.g.: cut, don't mix)
  • Use of action Verbs
(e.g. : turn, put, mix)
  • Use of connectives
(e.g. : first, then, finally, ...)
  • Use of adverbial phrases
(e.g. : for five minutes, 2 centimeters from the top)

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