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Easy Aromatic Rice (Sundanese Liwet)

Easy Aromatic Rice (Sundanese Liwet)

Have you ever feel lazy to cook? I have, multiple times! Sometimes, when laziness strikes and I still want something home-made, I make this recipe. It’s rice, with herbs and spices, vegetables, and anchovy dumped into rice cooker. One push of a button and that’s […]

Couscous and Fried Fish

Couscous and Fried Fish

Being a first time new mother is exhausting! I haven’t got the time to cook and write. Now my little bub is almost 4 months old and can occupy himself with toys for few minutes so I can cook again. But still, I cannot cook […]

Rice Flour Pudding (Bubur Sumsum)

Rice Flour Pudding (Bubur Sumsum)

I always think about food. It’s gotten even worse since I’m pregnant. Usually, I am not a big fan of sweet stuff. But now, I often found myself craved for it. This rice flour pudding with palm sugar syrup is one of my craving. I […]

Fried Plantain (Pisang Goreng)

Fried Plantain (Pisang Goreng)

Banana and plantain are both called “pisang” in Bahasa. Do you know the difference of both? Plantain cannot be eaten raw like banana. Honestly, I still confused by them. Maybe partly because we only have one language to address them both. There are several types […]

Rice Noodle and Vegetables Soup

Rice Noodle and Vegetables Soup

Indonesian food got influence from Chinese cuisine as well. One of my favorite noodles is Chinese origin. Locally called kwetiau or sha he fen in Chinese. It is made from rice and has chewy texture that I adore. There are a lot street food vendors in […]

Indonesian Fruit Salad (Rujak)

Indonesian Fruit Salad (Rujak)

Rujak is a term for salad dish in Bahasa Indonesia. The most popular rujak is probably fruit salad or rujak buah. Rujak itself have several variants, with the fruits sliced, shredded, or roughly mashed. In this recipe, I made the easiest one, sliced fruit rujak. So […]

Simple Rendang Meatballs

Simple Rendang Meatballs

My friend who lives in Switzerland told me her difficulty to find ingredients that usually used in Indonesian cooking. But there are Indonesian instant seasonings that can be found easily in Asian shops or online. So, I thought maybe I post a recipe using instant […]

Sweet and Spicy Shredded Chicken Burger

Sweet and Spicy Shredded Chicken Burger

We Indonesian eat rice most of the time. But sometimes, thanks to globalization, we eat pizza, pasta, burger, and other global foods too.. Sometimes, I like to combine western food with a little bit of Indonesian taste, like this recipe. I cooked shredded chicken with […]

Gado-gado

Gado-gado

Gado-gado might be the healthiest street food there is. Consisted of various vegetables, rice cake, tofu and tempeh, and topped with thick salty and spicy peanut sauce. Luckily, I live nearby two gado-gado sellers with superb gado-gado and affordable price. One very satisfying portion of […]

Long Bean and Tempeh Simple Stir Fry

Long Bean and Tempeh Simple Stir Fry

Long bean or yard-long bean or Vigna unguiculata is a common vegetable in Indonesia. It could be eaten raw along with sambal or in a Sundanese menu called karedok. Personally, I prefer it cooked. Long bean has folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin A and minerals. It also has […]