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Spicy Spaghetti with Tuna

Spicy Spaghetti with Tuna

Who doesn’t love pasta? We Indonesian love it too! There are quite a lot of pasta types and sauces that are available at our local supermarket. But the sauces variety is limited. I only know three types: bolognese, hot tuna, and barbecue. Hot tuna and […]

5 Most Popular Sambal (Indonesian chili condiment)

5 Most Popular Sambal (Indonesian chili condiment)

Sambal is one thing that can make my meal from ordinary to superb. I love sambal as much as the next Indonesian. A bit of sambal can make boring sliced cucumber into tasty friend for my rice. A spoonful of sambal in my meatball soup […]

Fried Butternut Squash Wontons

Fried Butternut Squash Wontons

Now my baby has started eating, I found myself using ingredients I never knew before. Butternut squash is one of them. It gained more popularity nowadays here in Indonesia, especially as baby food. I like it too! I like the nutty flavor and the mildly […]

Spicy Garlicky Chicken Wings

Spicy Garlicky Chicken Wings

Chicken wings! I love them. My husband loves them. My brother loves them. Most people I know won’t say no to tasty wings. These particular recipe is easy to make. It’s spicy, salty, garlicky. It’s a guilty pleasure, really. Don’t think about what salt can […]

Indonesian Styled Mutton Soup

Indonesian Styled Mutton Soup

Mutton is not a daily menu here in Indonesia. It’s more of a treat. Something you get when you eat out or you cook once a year. Why once a year? Because Ied Adha, Islamic celebration where people with more blessed wallet buy sheep or […]

Lactose-free Glutinous Rice and Custard (Sari Muko)

Lactose-free Glutinous Rice and Custard (Sari Muko)

Indonesia has a lot of gluten-free, lactose-free dessert recipes. Traditional Indonesian desserts mostly use coconut milk, rice flour, glutinous rice, and palm sugar. It is usually sticky and very sweet. I don’t really like super sweet things, so I like to tweak the recipe and […]

Salted Squid Sambal

Salted Squid Sambal

I love sambal. I really do. There’s something magical to eat with sambal. It can transform ordinary rice into satisfying meal. I add sambal to my bowl of meatball soup to make adventure out of lunch. Basically, sambal is a condiment to add spiciness to […]

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 […]


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