A Jakarta Fruit and Vegetable Salad

Asinan Jakarta

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By Sri Owen

Published 1994

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A more elaborate mixture of freshly sliced crunchy fruit and vegetables is made in Bogor, a hill town some distance south of Jakarta. Asinan Bogor, however, is available from only one or two small shops, where they pack the fruit, vegetables, dressing and garnishes in separate plastic bags for you to take away and mix at home. When I bought some in Bogor recently, I found the asinan very tasty and refreshing, though I could not interest my English husband in it. When I make asinan Jakarta a