Guess what was picked as ’50 most delicious food’ by CNN reader’s choise? Rendang. The Indonesian beef “curry”.
We call it curry because we don’t find better name but it is basically a heavily Asian spiced beef cooked and then fried in coconut milk. It has all the good stuff in in: ginger, turmeric, nutmeg, chili, galangal, kaffir lime leaves and co. The cooking method was invented to keep a big bunch of meet unspoiled for weeks before refrigeration times. The result was a meet dish which is popular all over South-East Asia and is longed for people who tasted it at least once.