Sambal Terasi aka Belacan

Sambal Terasi aka Belacan

One of my favorite Indonesian condiments is sambal terasi. This sambal is also known as belacan, a highly regarded Indonesian chili paste that stands out due to its distinctive flavors and versatility in enhancing various dishes. Here are some reasons why sambal terasi is so good and unique: Flavor Profile: Complex Taste: Sambal terasi combines…

The new sriracha on the block: Chabé

Sriracha has become the modern synonym for hot sauce, as Kleenex is for tissue and Band-Aid is for adhesive bandage. The cult-like popularity of the trendsetting, U.S. made, fiery red condiment in the green-capped squeeze bottle with the rooster logo (aka rooster sauce) has even inspired Heinz, Tabasco and Lee Kum Kee to follow with…