SAYUR BENING (INDONESIAN CLEAR SOUP)

Another walk into memory lane, another most humble way to cooked, most humble way to enjoy food with most simple ingredients. I used to enjoy this soup during heat season in Indonesia. We in Indonesia only have two season as a tropical country, rainy wet season and dry hot season, but always humid regardless the…

FRIED GLASS NOODLE

Still continuation from previous post, my favourite Nasi Uduk. Even-though specifically this food are not everyone favourite in the house, but for me it is a comfort food. Like my collection of warm blanket, which give me protection from my own meltdown, or those kind of things hehe. I tried to not put consolation on…

SEA WEED SAMBAL

This one are made by sheer of my curiosity. One of very common Indonesian delicacy is Sambal and one of my favourite is Sambal Terasi (Balachan in Malay). I can’t live without sambal, any kind of it, always there are some frozen chilli snuggling somewhere in my freezer in case of I need sambal emergency….

STICKY FRIED TEMPEH

This dishes are complimentary from previous recipe that I posted. Also as Indonesian as it could be, most all Indonesian loves tempe, it is versatile (unless for dessert, or maybe I don’t know one), humble and nutritious. Back home my mom and dad, wont start the meal without tofu or tempe, as it something that…

PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM IN SALT AND CHILLI

Bear with me, as autumn are in our front door, meaning mushroom are abundant too. Mushroom are one of my favourite ingredient, my most favourite is shiitake mushroom, with portobello in second list, both are meaty not meaning having taste like meat but it is chewy with plenty of “meat” to enjoy. Shiitake have some…

JANGAN BOBOR (INDONESIAN COCONUT MILK SOUP)

In Indonesia (In east Java to be specific), “Jangan” mean anything that come from vegetable, it can be soup, stew or anything you can named, to be enjoyed with steam rice and also some protein, it can be tempeh and tofu if you want to enjoy very humble meal (in fact that is my favourite,…

TEMPEH TERIYAKI WITH BOILED BOK CHOY

When I want an adventure, on food, here I am, making my adaption of teriyaki sauce with tempeh, at least I am satisfied with the flavour. Back in my home country, we love Japanese food, long before it trendy, there are fast food chain that sell Japanese dishes which all my family loved, it rather…

MY MOM HUMBLE STIR FRIED WITH MY TWIST

I remember living in scarcity when I was kid, so we living on what we earn, not much but enough to keep our hunger quiet. This sense are what keeping me to live in frugality these days, but my mother are good cooked with so little ingredient we had. Until now my mother grow her…

SIMPLE POTATOES SALAD

I want to catch up and write some recipe from previous post of my Instagram story, I make this dishes while I was in Paris, and getting bored on what to eat. My kids are not fan of eating outside, so I have to cooked something for them, which sometime also hard to keep them…

MANGO AND CUCUMBER RELISH

This recipe are new to me, even though I know for quite sometime, but I never tried it by myself. Since it is a bit odd for me, to put mango as savoury recipe. Usually I just used mango for dessert recipe. But out of my curiosity, eventually I make this recipe myself, to company…