Bright moon

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

  • About

Spongy and honeycombed, this street food favourite is rather like a giant crumpet. Its entrancing name (terang bulan in Indonesian) comes from the resemblance to a cratered full moon once the batter has puffed and bubbled in the pan. Pick a filling of your fancy before sandwiching into a half moon. A rubble of roasted peanuts and sesame seeds frosted with lots of sugar and a little salt is good. I also like salted butter and a glossy slick of tropical honey. The combination found at