Tasty Tales from The Phoenix: Zen and the art of cooking gadogado

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in The Phoenix Blog | 0 comments

Tasty Tales from The Phoenix: Zen and the art of cooking gadogado: We eat and we remember forever something especially good. The fulfilling tang of a nutty gado-gado on a day so humid that pillows of dampne…

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Zen and the art of cooking gadogado

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in The Phoenix Blog | 0 comments

We eat and we remember forever something especially good. The fulfilling tang of a nutty gado-gado on a day so humid that pillows  of dampness settle in tangible lumps under the arms and between the thighs. Wet heat, cool spicy street food, made before your eyes. A golden beauty in bright batik throws a handful of peanuts, garlic and baby onions, fresh tomato, chilli and lime on a large concave piece of stone. Using a smooth rock as a pestle she grinds this down with some chunks of salt and from under her stall...

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