Month: June 2015

Cap Cay (Stir-fried Mix Vegetable)

Cap Cay (Stir-fried Mix Vegetables) Cap Cay means “mixed vegetables” in Chinese language (杂菜zácài), came from south China. It has become one of popular Chinese dishes in Indonesia. It is called “mixed vegetables” because various vegetables (such as carrots, cabbage, mushrooms, snap peas, baby corn, etc) are stir-fried and it has stock-based brown sauce. In Read More …

Sweet Pork Satay

Sweet Pork Satay It’s called “sate babi manis” in Indonesian. Most of Indonesian don’t eat pork, this probably came from Chinese people who lived in Indonesia (overseas Chinese). This pork satay tastes sweet and aromatic because of its marinating made from many kinds of spices such as shallots, garlic, turmeric, coriander, cumin, sweet soy sauce, Read More …

Kartoffelsalat (German Potato Salad)

Kartoffelsalat (German Potato Salad) When I visit German restaurants, I would like to choose a dish contains potatoes instead of spätzle. And when I have to choose french fries or potato salad, I would choose potato salad, because (southern) German potato salad is extraordinary! It’s served warm, the dressing is cooked, tastes sour and I Read More …

Wurstsalat (German Sausage Salad)

Wurstsalat (German Sausage Salad) This is for all meat lovers, “Wurstsalat” is a very common appetizer in German food culture. It could be  varied with cucumber, cheese or another ingredients. This time I made using sausage slices (Bierwurst or Lyoner are good), cucumber pickles in sweet mayonnaise dressing. It’s so simple but tasty, even my Read More …

Roti Canai

Roti Canai Roti means “bread” in Malay and Hindi language. Roti canai is Indian-influenced pan-fried thin bread, which is popular in Singapore, Malaysia. Roti canai contains sweet condensed milk and also salt, so it tastes between sweet and salty, usually served with curry like Chicken Tikka Masala or just as a snack. Yum! Roti Canai Read More …

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala It’s said that chicken tikka masala comes from England. But it may be created by an Indian who lived in England. Whatever, I like it and you can also make it at home. I’m sharing my version of chicken tikka, chicken chunks in creamy tomato and yogurt-based sauce. It’s simple to make, Read More …

Soto Betawi (Jakarta Style Beef Soup)

Soto Betawi (Jakarta Style Beef Soup) There are many styles of “soto” (means “soup”) in Indonesian food culture. This one comes originally from the capital of Jakarta (Betawi). The typical “soto betawi” is using coconut milk and offal (organ meats) from beef such as lung and tripe. If you don’t like, just substitute them all Read More …

Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs It’s known as England traditional dish for picnic, I knew while I was seeing a cooking TV show called Hairy Biker and I was inspired to make this too. It looks delicious! Boiled eggs wrapped with fresh sausage meat, coated with bread crumbs then deep-fried. I like to use hard-boiled eggs rather than Read More …

Pulled Pork Pizza

Pulled Pork Pizza This is a combination of Italian and American food, pulled pork on pizza bread! My family and I love it 🙂 I make the pizza bread/dough myself too, I like thin pizza bread as the thick one and it’s not difficult to make. You can also buy “ready” pizza dough in supermarket, Read More …