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…

BREAKFAST SPICY MUSHROOM SOUP

Here it was, It was from my summer while I know it is summer, but I am in the mood of hot spicy comfort food for my breakfast. Sometime this kind of food are my fixer, from last night rabbit hole, tend to wake up in the middle of night remembering some mistake few years…

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…

EGG PLANT AND TEMPE SQUEEZE IN SAMBAL

There is nothing more Indonesian than this, we called it “Terong-tempe sambal penyet” or Egg plant and tempe squeezed in sambal. Yumm.. spicy sunday morning. Indonesian have many version of sambal, but this are the most simple, easy and versatile one. For any leftover, keep it in a fridge and it would be suitable for…

CLASSIC BROCCOLI STIR FRIED WITH CARAMELISED ONION

I am cooking this vegetable as a fixer upper for my spicy cabbage fried rice, this cabbage fried rice are one of heirloom recipe from my mother, just remembering old day. I have cold rice in fridge that need an upgrade, I remember few weeks ago reading a story about fried rice from westerner point…

LIME HAZELNUT MANGO SMOOTHIE (SNACKING IN BETWEEN MEALS)

Lately, I have an odd habit, that is snacking small bowl of easy light smoothie, eating in small portion turn out quite fun, even though I need an extra effort to cook small meal, in every meal time. I am not wishing this habit is seasonal, since I am easily getting bored, eating in small…

SWEET POTATOES DUMPLING IN COCONUT MILK BROTH – VEGAN DESSERT

I will continue the variation from previous post, the another recipe that you could play, I think it is good to have, from one recipe you will able to enjoy some others dishes. I love to have this dessert for tea time or for breakfast, it is quite light and not really fulfilling, I called…

VEGAN HAZELNUT COOKIES CUP

Who loves cookies? go with me ;). I feel unwell and want something warm, sweet and a lot of it. Been thinking to make this cookies for quite long time ago and instead of making in bite pieces, I make a cookies in cup, ramekin cup, what a bless for greed like me hehe. For…

MIX MUSHROOM IN HERB DE PROVENCE

Bonjour from Paris, I am so exciting, to write this recipe from my trip to Paris, got to be honest that I am in love with the city, not in romantic way but more in cultural way. I am stay in this charming apartment, in Necker neighbourhood. At first I am not really interested to visit…