STIR-FRIED BEAN SPROUTS WITH SALTED FISH

STIR-FRIED BEAN SPROUTS WITH SALTED FISH

Bean sprouts or sometimes known as mung bean sprouts are one of my favorite ingredients in Asian cooking. They are very common in Southeast Asia and East Asia cooking. These sprouts are highly...

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KAREDOK / WEST JAVANESE VEGETABLE SALAD WITH SWEET AND SOUR DRESSING

KAREDOK / WEST JAVANESE VEGETABLE SALAD WITH SWEET AND SOUR DRESSING

I have to admit it can be challenging to prepare some of the Indonesian dishes because of the different uncommon spices and herbs being used. Take “kencur” for example. Kencur is a very...

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MEE KANGKUNG BELACAN / SPICY STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH WATER SPINACH

MEE KANGKUNG BELACAN / SPICY STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH WATER SPINACH

Mee kangkung belacan is one of the very popular street food almost every Medanese loves. It is basically a stir fry noodles with chili, shrimp paste (belacan), water spinach and some seafood. The...

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TAHU TELOR / TOFU OMELETTES

TAHU TELUR / TOFU OMELETTES

Tahu Telor / Tofu Omelettes was one of the dishes that we often ordered whenever we went out to eat at Indonesian Restaurant. Such a simple recipe, yet very satisfying. I supposed the...

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SAN LAU HOR FUN / CANTONESE-STYLE FLAT RICE NOODLES WITH FISH AND BEAN SPROUTS

SAN LAU HOR FUN / CANTONESE-STYLE FLAT RICE NOODLES WITH FISH AND BEAN SPROUTS

I know it can be confusing if you are not familiar with all the different names a type of noodle can be called for the same thing in different languages. Hor fun is...

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VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS WITH COCONUT AND PEANUT DIP

VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS WITH COCONUT AND PEANUT DIP

Most people are probably familiar with the Vietnamese rice paper or known as bahn trang. They are sold in dried form in round packages. When the dried rice paper comes in contact with...

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SOBA NOODLES SALAD WITH SWEET SHRIMP ROLLS

SOBA NOODLES SALAD WITH SWEET SHRIMP ROLLS

Mention soba noodles and you will immediately think of Japan. Soba noodles are made of buckwheat flour and in Japanese language, soba does mean buckwheat. My mom and I are both noodle heads,...

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COMPLETE 30-MINUTE MEAL: RIB-EYE STEAK WITH DAN DAN NOODLES AND GREENS

30-MINUTE MEAL: RIB-EYE STEAK WITH DAN DAN NOODLES AND GREENS

I keep on going back to Jamie Oliver’s cookbooks because I really like how he combines ingredients from different parts of the world in one dish and they always turn out delish. Combining...

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SEASONED MUNG BEAN SPROUTS/ SOOKJU NAMOOL

SEASONED MUNG BEAN SPROUTS/ SOOKJU NAMOOL

This is a really tasty seasoned mung bean sprouts recipe from the Quick and Easy Korean Cooking cookbook by Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee. The recipe will work on any sort of sprouts. The term...

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GOI CUON/ VIETNAMESE SPRING ROLL

GOI CUON/ VIETNAMESE SPRING/SUMMER ROLL

I am happy to say that there are lots of great Vietnamese restaurants here in the U.S. When we go to Vietnamese restaurants, there are only two things that we eat most of...

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THAI RICE VERMICELLI SOUP WITH FISH

THAI RICE VERMICELLI SOUP WITH FISH

If you are not familiar with Asian culture, you may find that it’s very odd to be eating rice or noodles for breakfast early in the morning. While I can’t say all Asians...

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TAHU GORENG KACANG/ FRIED BEAN CURD WITH PEANUTS

TAHU GORENG KACANG/ FRIED BEAN CURD WITH PEANUTS

Tahu goreng is a generic name for any type of fried tofu in Indonesia, it can be mildly fried or deep fried, plain or battered. In Indonesia, tahu goreng is usually eaten with...

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