The cuisine of Indonesia features some of the tastiest and most exciting food in the world. And yet it is hard to find recipes that are authentically Indonesian. The Real Taste of Indonesia is genuine Indonesian food, from real Indonesian families. The most delicious meals in Indonesia are more likely to be eaten in people's homes, rather than in restaurants. The people of Indonesia celebrate special occasions by inviting relatives and friends for dinner and preparing their favourite delicacies: Yellow Rice, Sumatran Rendang or Babi Guling - suckling pig, grilled over a charcoal fire in local Balinese herbs. This beautiful cookbook is a collection of original recipes that have been passed down from parents to their children, from all parts of Indonesia. From the mildly sweet dishes of Java through the spicy Sumatran kitchen to the Balinese cuisine, where the influence of Hinduism comes through. Recipes are accompanied by little stories and easy-to-follow tips so that you too can create the real taste of this wonderful cuisine.