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This may seem like a straightforward saté recipe, but it’s also a profound comment on religious tolerance in modern Indonesia. Like most of the Indonesian archipelago, Java is a Muslim island, yet here’s a pork kebab from a bustling hawkers’ center in the heart of Batavia (the port section of Jakarta). The explanation is simple: Batavia was Jakarta’s Chinatown (although the current Chinese community is a fraction of what it once was), and the Chinese love pork.
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