Month: July 2015

Grand Marnier Souffle

Grand Marnier Souffle Souffle 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 Read More …

Pork Mixed Rice

Pork Mixed Rice There 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 Read More …

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay This 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 Read More …

Charsiu Noodles

Charsiu Noodles A 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 Noodles (Photo credit : Veronica)Charsiu Wonton Noodles (Photo credit : Veronica) Charsiu Noodles Serve : 2 Ingredients :2 x 170 gr homemade fresh noodles3 tbsp Read More …

Hainan Chicken Rice

Hainan Chicken Rice A 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 Rice (Photo credit : Veronica) Hainan Chicken Rice Serve : 4 You need :a rice cooker 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 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 (Photo credit : Veronica) Acar Timun (Indonesian Cucumber Pickle) For 4 portions main dishes You need :a glass jar with lid Ingredients :350 gr cucumber, remove the center Read More …

Soy Sauce Braised Eggs

Soy Sauce Braised Eggs Brown 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 Read More …

Roasted Pork Belly

Roasted Pork Belly It 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 Read More …

Charsiu BBQ Pork

Charsiu BBQ Pork This 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 Read More …