Category Archives : BY MAIN INGREDIENT


FRIED TEMPEH WITH SPICY SAUCE / SAMBAL GORENG TEMPEH
Tempeh or translated into soy bean cake is a very common food in Indonesia. It is considered a “cheap” source of protein. It wasn’t popular at all (outside of Indonesia) until recently. I’ve actually found some tempeh here in Minnesota. In Indonesia, tempeh is traditionally made by fermentation process that […]

FRIED TEMPEH WITH SPICY SAUCE / SAMBAL GORENG TEMPEH
















THAI-INSPIRED CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP
Yes, I love Thai food. The sourness, they spicyness, the sweetness, the herbs and spices used in cooking…I mean….loads of taste and flavor working together to please my taste buds. You will find this Thai-inspired chicken noodle soup incredibly easy to make, especially if you have leftover chicken meat. You […]

THAI-INSPIRED CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP





GREEN WORM JELLY WITH COCONUT MILK AND PALM SUGAR / ES CENDOL 2
Cendol is a very popular drink/dessert in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand,Vietnam and If I’m not mistaken, Philippines too. The worm jelly do not have any taste at all. They are not to be eaten on their own. The Indonesian version of this dessert consists of coconut milk, worm-like jelly made […]

GREEN WORM JELLY WITH COCONUT MILK AND PALM SUGAR / ...










STEAMED TARO CAKE WITH DRIED SHRIMP TOPPINGS / O KUE
Steamed taro cake with dried shrimp toppings or what we call “o kue” in Medan, Indonesia, is one of our family’s favorite savory snacks. These delicious savory taro cake is commonly seen at the market or bakery/cake shop at our home town. I love home made steamed taro cake because […]

STEAMED TARO CAKE WITH DRIED SHRIMP TOPPINGS / O KUE






MARMALADE PUDDING CAKE
I’m not into decorating cakes and stuff like that. Or maybe I should say I don’t have much patience to do so. I always admire the professional patisserie with their creations. If I want something like that, I would go to the store or order a beautiful-looking cake and eat […]

MARMALADE PUDDING CAKE