Month: July 2015

Grand Marnier Souffle

Grand Marnier SouffleSouffle means “puff up” in French, is a light and soft “puff up” cake usually served as a dessert. It could be savory or sweet. But I like it to be sweet like chocolate souffle or with strawberry flavor.A request from my husband since months ago, he bought a bottle of Grand Marnier Read More …

Pork Mixed Rice

Pork Mixed RiceThere are a few kinds of “mixed rice” (nasi campur) in Indonesian cuisine, which come from Java, Bali and Indonesian-Chinese food culture. Their similarity is some dishes served on a plate of steamed rice. “Javanese mixed rice” (also called “nasi rames”) serves traditional dishes such as fried fish/chicken, sauteed vegetables, braised meat etc Read More …

Chicken Satay

Chicken SatayThis is also one of Indonesian dish which has become very one of popular international cuisines. It’s called “sate ayam” in Indonesian or “chicken satay”. In Indonesia itself, chicken satay is sold usually in street food carts or sometimes in a small stand.What is typical Indonesian chicken satay? it’s served always with peanut sauce Read More …

Charsiu Noodles

Charsiu NoodlesA simple dish, using my homemade noodles and leftover Charsiu BBQ pork, perfect for your afternoon hunger 😉 Shrimp Wonton could also be its great side dish. Charsiu NoodlesServe : 2Ingredients :2 x 170 gr homemade fresh noodles3 tbsp melted pork lard/fat (substitute with cooking oil if you don’t like)2 tbsp Kikkoman all purpose Read More …

Hainan Chicken Rice

Hainan Chicken RiceA famous dish which comes from Hainan province, China. But very popular in South east Asia like Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. It needs just simple ingredients and not complicated to make. Let’s try! Hainan Chicken RiceServe : 4You need :a rice cookerIngredients :For the chicken :1.2-1.4 kg chicken (I use chicken thighs, Read More …

Peanut Sauce

Peanut Sauce”Bumbu kacang” means “peanut sauce” in Indonesian, very common sauce in Indonesian cuisine. It is used for many dishes such as satay (skewers), gado-gado (Indonesian salad), pecel (mixed cooked vegetables), batagor (fried fish paste), ketoprak (rice cake and vegetables dish from Jakarta) and many more.I’ve always bought instant peanut sauces in Asian grocery stores, Read More …

Acar Timun (Indonesian Cucumber Pickle)

Acar Timun (Indonesian Cucumber Pickle)A common side dish in Indonesian, it is usually for nasi goreng (fried rice), mie goreng (fried noodles), satay (skewers). Acar Timun (Indonesian Cucumber Pickle)For 4 portions main dishesYou need :a glass jar with lidIngredients :350 gr cucumber, remove the center part (seeds) then cut into 1 cm cubes50 gr carrots, Read More …

Soy Sauce Braised Eggs

Soy Sauce Braised EggsBrown color hard boiled eggs, with soy sauce-based marinating sauce, very common in Chinese cuisine especially in south China. Some people braised them also with heavy black tea and soy sauce mixture. But I make it just by using dark Chinese soy sauce which could be bough in most of Asian grocery stores Read More …

Roasted Pork Belly

Roasted Pork BellyIt is a good friend of Charsiu BBQ Pork, they are almost always together 🙂 The pork skin should be crispy, some people fry the pork after roasting with the skin faces down into the hot oil. But I don’t do this to prevent the oil spurting everywhere, I prefer to roast them Read More …

Charsiu BBQ Pork

Charsiu BBQ PorkThis is one of many awesome foods I’ve ever eaten in my life!Charsiu (叉烧, chāshāo) sometimes written as cha siu, cha shao, or char siew. It actually means “fork-roasted”, a popular “fragrance red roasted pork dish” in Cantonese cuisine, so people call it “Chinese BBQ pork”. What does make it different from another Read More …