' Buah Belinjau' Chips or what our local people called them Empingan Buah Belinjau. This is a famos chips from the Belinjau fruit. I love this chips from Indonesia. They are bigger and thicker compared to our Malaysia ones. It has a ssubtle bitterish flavor. It is healthy because it is natural..no flour added, no preservatives and no coloring and no salt. It has a natural sweetness that you want to go on eating it. Piggy Jo has taken a liking to it since she was 8 yrs old. She takes after me where food is concern...errr 'the upstair ' from the dad of course Lol! Give the
wild boar Daddy the credit where it is due :)) The picture next page shows the ' Buah Belinjau ' tree with its fruits hanging waiting to be make into chips . In Malaysia , it is found along the coastal town of Terengganu. The Malaysia ones are smaller in size compared to the Indonesia ones taste more bitterish . The Indonesia ones are bigger and the chips are thicker. I liove the Indonesia ones for its thickness and they are not so bitterish in taste.
The fruit has medicinal value. I understand that it reduces sugar level in the blood and helps protect the kidneys. Wow...lots of goodness in this buah belinjau. I will surely want to do further research on it ;p
It is a healthy snack that I love to tuck in while working on my work project. It really takes the stress out of me ...eating is one good way to destress :)) Yup...I am highly stressed these days because I am suffering from baking withdrawal syndrome.... I want to BAKE ! So, I baked tonight...something new and I hope it will turn out well...from the new book I bought yesterday . I will post up the cake recipe tomorrow...stay tuned. I am happy I managed to squeeze sometime out to bake again . While I am writing this post it is baking in the oven...keeping my fingers crossed that it will be good * wink... I can smell the aroma coming from the oven as it is baking in the hot rectangle box I can't do without. ...yeap my faithful oven :P
this is the buah belinjau tree with the fruits ready for plucking
this is dried chips I bought from the shop......simply love it
just to show the difference between before and after
love this crispy, bitterish chips...you eat one you can't stop at one lol!
Hope this will take away your Monday blues...... ^ *
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