Month: August 2015

Salt and Pepper Tofu

Salt and Pepper Tofu We love tofu very much, it’s easy to cook, very healthy (contains much protein almost like meats), delicious and it is OK for my family to eat cooked rice only with fried tofus and kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce) dip. This looks so simple, but very yummy! My husband said Read More …

Sauteed Choysum and Thousand-Years Egg

Sauteed Choysum and Thousand-Years Eggs Another choysum recipe from my kitchen, sauteed with thousand-years egg. It sounds strange, doesn’t it? Thousand-years eggs (皮蛋, pídàn) is preserved duck eggs in salted clay. It may taste unique for people who haven’t tasted it yet. I usually add it into my congee (please see my recipe Pork Congee). Read More …

Matcha Eclairs

Matcha Eclairs French’s pastries and sweets are very famous and eclair is one of them. Eclairs are usually filled with custard cream filling or butter cream with vanilla, chocolate or coffee flavor. Matcha is ground processed green tea, very famous in Japanese tradition and culinary culture, it is believed that matcha has healthy benefits. Matcha Read More …

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce Everyone knows this classic Italian famous sauce which has become one of international favorite sauce especially for children. Some people make it just with a few basic ingredients which are ground beef, canned tomato sauce (or sometimes with tomato ketchup) and some spices. I used to make it like this until I learned Read More …

Ayam Goreng Serundeng (Fried Chicken with Spiced Grated Coconut)

Ayam Goreng Serundeng (Fried Chicken with Spiced Grated Coconut) Ayam” means chicken, “goreng” means “fried”. Ayam goreng is a very common dish in Sundanese area (West Java province, Indonesia) and always served in every Sundanese restaurants. It is accompanied with cooked white rice, lalab (fresh raw vegetables such as cucumber, tomatoes, lettuce, cabbage, etc), fried Read More …

Tomato Flavor Croutons

Tomato Flavor Croutons I would love to make croutons when I had leftover some toast breads. It could be delicious topping for soups, salads or just as a snack. This time I made croutons with tomato flavor, it tastes sour and sweet from the tomato ketchup. Don’t waste your bread, use it by making croutons! Read More …

Korean Stir-Fried Spicy Tofu

Korean Stir-Fried Spicy Tofu My husband basically doesn’t like spicy food but he loves this. This is inspired from a Chinese hotpot restaurant in Stuttgart which also serve this dish. I’ve tried to make it similar using a mixture of Korean hot pepper paste and tomato ketchup to make it sweeter. I believe that you Read More …