SERUNDENG / SEASONED CRISPY COCONUT FLAKES

SERUNDENG / SEASONED CRISPY COCONUT FLAKES

Serundeng is a seasoned crispy coconut flakes that you’ll find pretty common in Indonesian kitchen. Serundeng is used as a garnish to popular Indonesian dishes like nasi lemak and lontong sayur. My daughter...

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HOW TO MAKE FRIED SHALLOTS CRISP

HOW TO MAKE FRIED SHALLOTS CRISP

Shallots are important ingredients in Southeast Asia kitchen. They are called for in almost majority of Indonesian recipes if I can put it that way. They are used for stir-fry, stew, deep-fried as...

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TART MANGO SALSA

TART MANGO SALSA

This tart mango salsa recipe is one of my favorite salsas. I made it the other day to accompany the Nepali grilled chicken. Couldn’t be more perfect than this. Mangoes can be sweet...

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SAMBAL CHILI

SAMBAL CHILI

Growing up with Southeast Asian foods, you can’t have too many sambal chili recipes. Sambal is a red chili paste that usually serves as condiment to many different dish in Southeast Asia, especially...

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DAU CHUA/ CARROT AND DAIKON PICKLED SALAD

DAU CHUA/ CARROT AND DAIKON PICKLED SALAD

This dau chua or carrot and daikon pickled salad is a versatile condiment to keep in Vietnamese cooking. It goes with banh mi (which was why I made it) and also for your...

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JAEW BONG/ LAO SALSA

JAEW BONG/ LAO SALSA

Jaew Bong is a popular dip from Laos that I made to accompany Luang Prabang pork stew with bitter greens. This recipe I got from Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet cookbook is an adaption...

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TRIBAL PEPPER-SALT

TRIBAL PEPPER-SALT

I truly enjoyed this simple tribal pepper-salt mixture adopted from Beyond The Great Wall cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. I specifically prepared it as condiments for the delectable deep-fried pork dish....

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COCONUT AND EGG JAM/ SRIKAYA JAM

COCONUT & EGGS JAM / KAYA / SRIKAYA

It just amazes me how many talented food bloggers there are these days. The other day I got an e-mail from Pepy, another talented food blogger I got to know from this food...

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GRILLED PEACH SALSA

GRILLED PEACH SALSA

So I got some extra peaches in the fridge and I just got a new grill pan. Put the two together and we got the grilled peach salsa If only thinking about what...

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MANGO KETCHUP

MANGO KETCHUP

I actually made this Mango Ketchup to go with the Steamed Crab Rolls that I made. This sweet, fruity ketchup with just a bit of hint of heat, makes a great dip for...

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PECEL

BUMBU PECEL/INDONESIAN-STYLE PEANUT PASTE

I’ve made Pecel using the paste my mom brought from Indonesia. It was delicious. My mom do have a recipe for making the Pecel paste from scratch and I thought this will be...

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SAMBAL IKAN TERI / ANCHOVIES WITH CHILI SAUCE

SAMBAL IKAN TERI / ANCHOVIES WITH CHILI SAUCE

Sambal Ikan teri is usually served with lontong (rice cakes) and rice, especially nasi lemak (Coconut milk rice). I usually made this in a big batch and store them in a closed container....

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