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Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

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These crisp, stuffed envelopes of dough are thought to have originated in the Indian community of Yemen and spread through the Indian trading routes in the Middle East and Asia. They have become popular across the Muslim world and are a favourite street food in Indonesia. Watching the street vendors masterfully spinning and stretching elastic sheets of dough until translucently thin, I never dreamt I would be able to make my own at home. Then I discovered the excellent cheat of using wonton