vegetables

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 […]

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 […]

Chili Sambal Eggplant

Chili Sambal Eggplant

Eggplant is one of things I didn’t like as kid but grown to like growing up. I didn’t like the mushy texture and bitter tone of eggplant, at first. But now, I like it. Especially when cook spicy way with chili sambal. In my kitchen, […]

Plecing Kangkong Recipe (Balinese Kangkong)

Plecing Kangkong Recipe (Balinese Kangkong)

Plecing kangkong is a dish made from blanched kangkong topped with chili sambal. It is very simple, tasty, and fresh. Plecing kangkong can be found in Lombok next to Chicken Taliwang, or in Bali next to chicken/duck Betutu. The difference between the two is in the sambal. […]

Vegetables Fritters (Bakwan)

Vegetables Fritters (Bakwan)

Rainy season has started here in Bogor… For those who don’t know, Bogor is known as Rain City, where annual rainfall is high. Bogor is surrounded by mountains, making it ideal condition for orographic precipitation. Rainy season in Bogor means pouring rain every afternoon and […]

Baby Corn and Green Bean Stir Fry

Baby Corn and Green Bean Stir Fry

I cook stir fry a lot! Probably, 80% my vegetable dish is stir fried. It’s simple and fast and easy. My younger brother comes to live with me now. He’s still in high school. On school day I have to cook super early so he […]

Simple Kangkong Stir Fry

Simple Kangkong Stir Fry

Kangkong, or Ipomoea aquatica, is a common leafy vegetable in Indonesia. Kangkong is super easy to cook. Maybe that’s why we Indonesian love this veggie. It tastes good too. It gives satisfying crunch when you chew it. Plus, it is quite cheap here.   When I […]

Javanese Coconut Milk Soup and Spicy Peanut and Anchovy

Javanese Coconut Milk Soup and Spicy Peanut and Anchovy

Javanese coconut milk soup? Sound mouthful… I don’t know exactly the English term for it, so I named it Javanese coconut milk soup. Actually, in Java, there are two soupy vegetables that are using coconut milk: “Sayur lodeh“and “Sayur bobor“. This recipe is recipe for […]