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Indonesian Sate

Watch on YouTube The most beloved of all Indonesian street foods, sate is the sizzling snack of choice throughout the Indonesian archipelago. This short film from the Culinary Institute of America profiles chef Yogi Artana, who shows how it's done. Runtime: 17 min.

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Indonesia, Etc.

on Amazon Excellent. Bewitched by Indonesia for twenty-five years, the author traveled 26,000 miles around the archipelago in search of the links tha...

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Traditional Indonesian Textiles

on Amazon A comprehensive review of the country's famed textile industry. By John Gillow.

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The Shadow Puppet Theatre of Malaysia

on Amazon A complete review of the traditional shadow puppet theater tradition. By Beth Osnes.

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Durian Fruit: A Smell So Rotten, but a Taste So Sweet

Native to Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia, Durian has been described as the most foul-smelling fruit in the world. Its aroma has been compared to raw sewage, rotting flesh and smelly gym socks. Durian’s smell is so pungent that the spiky-skinned, custard-like fruit is even banned from public places in some parts of the world. But for its fans, there is nothing better. This Great Big Story video explores. Runtime: 3 min.


The Sounds of Indonesia | Gamelan

A hand-picked collection of Indonesian gamelan tracks. The perfect mood-setting soundtrack.

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Indonesia's media landscape

Talking Indonesia sheds light on the freedom of Indonesia’s press and the impact of digital technologies. Runtime: 30 min.

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Is Indonesia an unusual Muslim country?

This Talking Indonesia podcast explores the unique character of Islam in the archipelago and its impact on daily culture and politics. Runtime: 23 min...

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