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snacks

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 sweet taste. So does my baby. I bought one butternut …

rice & noodles

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 it! The original title of this recipe is “Nasi Liwet”. …

chicken

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 “bumbu rujak”, a kind of Indonesian seasoning which is sweet …

seafood

Pan Seared Dory with Balinese Sambal Matah

Sambal is chili condiment. There’s a lot of different sambal recipe out there. Many Indonesian will agree with me that eating with sambal would make any dish taste better. One sambal that is very famous from Bali is sambal matah. Sambal matah is different with another sambal because no cooking necessary to make this sambal. …

vegetables vegetarian

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, eggplant is not the most common vegetable to cook. Maybe …

snacks vegetables vegetarian

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 sometimes in the morning too. Plus, I am currently pregnant. …

chicken

Traditional Fried Chicken

I truly love this fried chicken recipe. It has special place in my heart because I grew up eating this at least once a week. This the only way my mother cooked chicken. Well, not really, but this my favorite one. I can honestly say if I have to choose crispy chicken like they sold …

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 …