chicken

White Curry Chicken (Opor Ayam)

Opor is a combination of spices and coconut milk with protein source. Much like “Rendang”, you can make chicken rendang, beef rendang, egg rendang, you can also make various type of “Opor”. Opor is a curry-like stew. To make it, simply cook the protein you like (chicken, beef, duck, tofu) along with the spices until …

beef

Kecap Manis Beef Stew

Kecap manis is widely used in Indonesian kitchen. I have to have some kecap manis in my kitchen otherwise my husband and brother will protest. Even if I am not cooking, it will be alright if there’s some kecap manis. They can eat omelette drizzled with kecap manis and be happy. This recipe use kecap manis as it’s …

beef

Beef Rendang (Indonesian Beef Stew)

Rendang… Oh, rendang… This dish comes from West Sumatra region, from creative mind of Minang tribe people. It said, long ago, that rendang was dish served only for king and queens.. Then it became popular trough out Indonesia as Minang people transmigrate to other region. Nowadays, you can get rendang in every “Padang restaurant”. This …

vegetables

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 still at my bachelor study in Agronomy and Horticulture, we …