ZUCCHINI AND BEAN SPROUT IN TOMATOES SAMBAL

Let’s make this weird winter a bit brighter, hotter or warmer maybe? from this spicy fresh sour tomatoes sambal. But I hope you could find some zucchini, you could freely add some fresh mushroom like oyster mushroom, champignon or shiitake mushroom, any meaty mushroom to carried quite full body of spices. This maybe look super…

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 MUSHROOM IN SPICES

Continuation from previous post. If you have difficulty to find tempe, even for me, I need to order the tempe from Indonesian friend that able to crafting tempe. Years ago I was crafting tempe myself, but I run out of the fresh spore to produce fermented soya that called tempeh. Did some experiment too by…

INDONESIAN STREET SNACK TEMPE MENDOAN

This story was start after we having lunch in Indonesian restaurant here in Madrid. We ordered tempe fried in flour batter, because we missed so much this kind of snack. And we can’t have as much as we want, it was pricey though hehe. For me it is more satisfying eating at home, cheap and…

VEGAN CHICKEN SATAY

It was start with casual walking with a friend after long quarantine here in Madrid. Then we visit a vegan shop that a friend were regular customer. At first I was not convince about this thing called “Heura” which actually it is a brand, and they have a quite broad choice of vegan frozen food….

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….

NASI UDUK ( RICE STEAM WITH COCONUT MILK AND HERB)

Typical favourite rice dishes for my kids, another one is turmeric rice. Basically they are carb minded, pasta and rice, just give them that two thing and they are just happy. When my son not in the mood to eat anything, his request is rice with rice, which of course I am not allowed it….

VEGETABLE SPRING ROLL

Last year I was taking pottery class. This plate I am using to serve this dishes are one of that I made. I used it as an inspiration to create this spring roll. Summer blue sky, dried grass from burning sun, then this dishes, crunchy golden skin with freshness vegetable inside, what a combo. I…

SNOW WHITE SOUP (NAPA CABBAGE SOUP)

This are comfort food for us in any season, cold or hot season, in cold season it offered warm blanket of comfort, while in hot season it offered freshness and simplicity of deliciousness. This seriously humble soup are my favourite, cheap, nutritious, easy to make and delicious. Maybe because it brought a lot of my…