SOTO MADURA – VEGAN VERSION

Soto are one of Indonesian national dishes, its our heritage. Soto are soupy broth that made from blend of spices. However we Indonesian have a width array of Soto, commonly it is made from chicken or beef broth and being enjoy from west to the east part of Indonesia, in fact some of region have…

MAWUT (MIX FRIED RICE AND NOODLE) – VEGAN VERSION

Now you must be curious what is “Mawut” meaning, let me introduce you, Mawut are derived from Javanese that have a meaning as chaotic (my origin, I am from Javanese tribe in east Java, Indonesian). This dishes are chaotic for me *hehe, it is mix of noodle and rice then being fried, I enjoy it a…

LUPIS KETAN (INDONESIAN STICKY RICE CAKE) – VEGAN DESSERT

This are one of my favourite snack, it is sticky, savoury with mellow sweetness. And the versatility of this dishes also on point, like I can enjoy it as breakfast, afternoon snacking, or when I want something light for dinner. Even though I have to admit, this snack may look just humble and simple dish…

GINGER AND LEMON GRASS POTION (INDONESIAN COMFORT DRINK)

This drink are originally called “Bandrek” in Indonesia. Traditional Sundanese comfort drink, it is suitable beverage to be enjoy during cold weather, what a perfect match for this winter. To make it are dead easy, and you can make it while you doing something else, I love this kind of recipe, un-demanding one. I like…

STEAM VEGETABLE AND SPICY CASHEW BUTTER SAUCE

I just bough Chinese bamboo basket steamer, one that I already wanted so long. I love the smell of bamboo during the time I steam my vegetable, it is romantic haha. It is reminded me of my childhood, when I wander with my boy-friends in a bamboo forest near to my childhood home (most my…

INDONESIAN VEGETABLE FRITTER

This are my junk food, typical Indonesian junk food, even though it is made from bunch of vegetable but the fried cooking process make me consider this snack as junk food hehe. Regardless of the cooking process, this snack are people pleasure for we “Indonesian” hehe. Indonesian love fried, fried sweet potatoes, fried banana, fried…

SAMBAL GORENG TEMPEH (VEGAN FRIENDLY)

I will continue to write recipe for my coconut rice companion, but this is the last recipe that vegan friendly. Actually there is another more, that traditionally will serve, it is chicken or egg Indonesian curry, and I can replace the protein with ingredient that suitable for vegan, but unfortunately I can not manage my…

FRIED GLASS NOODLE (VEGAN FRIENDLY)

This noodle are my son favourite, but here I write it as the complement from Nasi uduk recipe that I posted earlier. This dishes are also able to be enjoy alone, in some area in Java island, this dishes also serve as a breakfast dishes, just fried rice glass noodle and maybe with some other…

NASI UDUK (RICE COOKED IN COCONUT MILK)

I Think you will be find this rice recipe a lot in my post, I love this dishes, it is also my kids favourite, If I cooked this dishes they will be ask more and more. Back in my home country, this rice is really humble menu that serve during breakfast, that companied by equally…

BALADO TERONG (AUBERGINE IN TANGY SAMBAL)

Hehe, I must say that I addicted to Sambal, I feel like my life is Bland when I am eating without spiciness (so I am not only eat Sambal, sometime I just sprinkle dried bird eye chilli into my dishes, and a lot of it). Do you know that mostly for us Indonesian, Sambal is…

POTATOES AND TEMPEH SAMBAL GORENG

Yesss the name of this dishes is Sambal, but this recipe isn’t spicy (but you can make it spicy though hehe). If you been to Indonesia usually people will associate Sambal with spicy condiment that we have, that is totally true, there are bunch of Sambal recipe we have, and they are all exciting *hehe….

GULAI KALE (KALE IN INDONESIAN CURRY STYLE)

Vegetable Gulai are dishes that commonly cooked in Sumatra, Javanese also have a version of vegetable Gulai but it more subtle compare to this Sumatran version. Commonly are serve as a side dishes for Rendang, it is so delicious. Both Javanese and Sumatran are commonly used cassava leaves as the main ingredient, but I really have…