Bandung Rasa is a hidden gem of an Indonesian restaurant in Mascot. Blink and you'll miss it, the shop is located on a fairly quiet part of Botany road. On this particular night I'm dining with the bestie, the boy and Miss Lily, who recommended this place for good Indo food.
Crispy corn fritters are a fabulous way to start the meal.
Cassava croquettes with spicy oncorn (tofu) filling that pack a spicy punch.
Tofu, cucumber, green beans, eggplant with peanut sauce. A fairly sweet and addictive dish, I couldn't stop picking at this long after I was already full!
This oxtail soup with potatoes and carrots reminds me a lot of the Chinese style, clear, homestyle soups.
Ayam bumbu Bali
Fried chicken with a balinese style curry sauce, best generously spooned over rice.
A sweet seasoned beef dish
sweetened stretched frothy tea
A very sweet Indonesian creamy soda.
Overall, I really liked this place. My Indonesian food experiences are limited to trying a couple of restaurants in Kensington, but the dishes shone here, with some beautiful flavours.