Sate, soho and gado-gado at Rumah Makan
Updated February 26, 2009 12:00 AM
MANILA, Philippines – Rika Kato, a Filipina who’s married to an Indonesian, loves Indonesian food so she decided to open her own restaurant Rumah Makan in Westgate Filicity, Alabang.
The restaurant specializes in Indonesian sate and soto (soup). Sate, Indonesia’s national dish, is made of diced or sliced chicken, goat, mutton, beef, pork, or fish. It goes well with soto.
Gado-gado, one of the more popular dishes from Indonesia, is a combination of peanuts and spices ground in a mortar with the cooked vegetables. Rumah Makan has a traditional Indonesian kitchen, which has a complete selection of spices such as coriander, pepper, turmeric, cassia, cardamom, and star anise. Coconut milk is a staple, too. Visit Rumah Makan at Westgate Filicity, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. For inquiries, call 850-3517 loc 270.