BRAISED PORK BELLY

BRAISED PORK BELLY

My mom made braised pork belly with some potatoes and boiled eggs today. Yumm! I haven’t had it for a while and this is quite a treat. The thought of using pork belly...

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Yellow Rice/ nasi kuning

YELLOW RICE / NASI KUNING

Yellow Rice is a popular dish in Asia, especially Indonesia they call it Nasi Kuning. It is made to celebrate special occasion such as birthday, wedding, baby shower, etc. The yellow color mainly...

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Fish Maw Soup

FISH MAW SOUP

What exactly is Fish Maw ? and are we, human, supposed to eat it ? Fish maw or air bladder is an internal gas-filled organ that contributes to the ability of a fish...

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Abalone Soup

ABALONE SOUP

Abalone or what we called Bao Yu in Chinese, is considered a delicacy in Asian cuisine. Similar to shark fin , abalone is considered a luxury item, and is traditionally reserved for special...

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kue nenas / nastar

PINEAPPLE COOKIES / KUE NENAS

While Fiorina was sleeping, I quickly used this time to make Pineapple cookies. At least I was good for about 2 hours before she awakened for another round of feeding. Sometimes I wonder...

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INDONESIAN STUFFED DONUTS/ DONUT ISTIMEWA

INDONESIAN STUFFED DONUTS/ DONUT ISTIMEWA

Stuffed Donuts or we called it Donut Istimewa in Indonesian language is my childhood comfort food. I’ve always liked watching cooking show ever since I was young. I did not know how to...

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condiments

COCONUT AND EGGS JAM/ SRIKAYA JAM

Coconut and eggs jam/srikaya jam is my favorite spread ever. Maybe because I grew up eating this. My mom and aunts made it so often. I never really appreciated it until after I’m...

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MEE SUA WITH HERBS SOUP

MEE SUA WITH HERBS SOUP

Mee Sua is a very thin salted noodles made of wheat flour. They are very thin and white in color. So don’t mistaken it with rice noodles/bee hoon, which totally different in taste...

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RED TORTOISE CAKE WITH MUNG BEANS FILLINGS/ ANG KU KUEH

RED TORTOISE CAKE WITH MUNG BEANS FILLINGS/ ANG KU KUEH

Ang Ku Kueh is one of my favorite Chinese pastries. Ang means Red in Hokkian dialect and Ku means Tortoise and hence the translation of tortoise cake. Tortoise is a sacred creature to...

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Stir fry noodles

HOME MADE FRESH EGG NOODLES

When my mom told me that I could make my own egg noodles, I found it hard to believe. Well, one thing was because I thought it requires some kind of machinery that...

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CHICKEN NOODLES / MIE AYAM

CHICKEN NOODLES / MIE AYAM

My mom has been using lots of chicken bones to make Essence of Chicken with DOM Benedictine Liqueur. So, what to do with the rest of the chicken meat ? Well, a lot...

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PIG’S STOMACH STIR-FRY

PIG’S STOMACH STIR-FRY

I’m not sure exactly how to “beautify” the title of this recipe, Pig’s Stomach Stir-fry. It probably sounds gross to most people. It is what it is. Pig’s Stomach that has been cleaned...

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