Delicious Tong Seng Recipe by Chef Yono

Chef Yono’s recipe for Tong Seng

If you listened to The Rice Table podcast conversation with award-winning Chef Yono Purnomo of Yono’s restaurant in Albany in NY he talks about one of his favorite childhood foods: TONG SENG.  He shares his recipe below. Enjoy! TONG SENG  Chef Yono: “This dish is one of my childhood favorites, every month, I would go with my…

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