Month: August 2015

Wonton Soup

Wonton Soup Wonton (Chinese : 馄饨, húntún or in Indonesian called “pangsit”) is one type of dumplings in Asian especially in Chinese cuisine. In north China, wontons are usually filled with minced pork. In south China and Hongkong, they are mostly filled with shrimps. In some Asian countries, wonton is known as a side dish Read More …

Sauteed Choysum and Bean Sprouts

Sauteed Choysum and Bean Sprouts A quick and simple vegan dish, a good companion for your meat dish like Roasted Five-Spice Pork Belly, Charsiu BBQ Pork, Steamed Chicken Rice, etc. Choysum and bean sprouts can be bought in many Asian grocery stores. Sauteed Choysum and Bean SproutsServe : 4Ingredients :300 gr choysum, cut into 3 Read More …

Nasi Tim Ayam (Steamed Chicken Rice)

Nasi Tim Ayam (Steamed Chicken Rice)A classic Indonesian-Chinese family dish, suitable for toddlers because it’s very tender, delicious and healthy. The rice is steamed with stock from chicken boiling process. Let’s try! Nasi Tim Ayam (Steamed Chicken Rice)Serve : 6You need :6 x 350 ml volume bowla steamerIngredients :3 hard-boiled eggs, cut in halfFor the Read More …

Fusilli with Basil Pesto

Fusilli with Basil PestoA simple vegan dishes, fusilli with homemade Basil Almond Pesto. It’s quick, easy, healthy and tasty, even my daughter loves it 🙂 Fusilli PestoServe : 4Ingredients :4 x 100 gr dried fusilli500 ml Basil Almond Pestoextra grated Parmesan cheese (optional)250 ml pasta cooking watersalt and black pepper to tasteSteps :Boil fusilli in Read More …

Basil Almond Pesto

Basil Almond Pesto This is very suitable for vegetarians, it’s green and healthy, no preservatives! This is my version of fresh basil almond pesto sauce for pasta. Honestly, I would use the pine seeds rather than almond, but pine seeds are too expensive for me, so I substituted it with  almond, it still tastes good. Read More …

Chinese Style Braised Beef and Potatoes

Braised Beef and PotatoesA simple beef and potatoes dish, using ingredients that are usually used in Chinese cooking such as garlic, ginger, star anise, Chinese cooking wine and Chinese soy sauce. It’s perfect to be served with steamed white rice. Chinese Style Braised Beef and PotatoesServe : 6You need :a pressure cookera cooking pot with Read More …

Pandan Sponge Cake

Pandan Sponge CakeWhat is pandan? Pandan is tropical plant whose leaves are used in Indonesian cooking and also in another South east Asian countries. Pandan leaves usually don”t be eaten, we use them to give its aroma into dishes, rice, snacks (example : I use them to wrap my Lemper Ayam) or desserts. Pandan sponge Read More …

Stir-Fried Charsiu Flat Rice Noodles

Stir-Fried Charsiu Flat Rice NoodlesThis is another favorite dish in our family. Stir-fried flat rice noodles or “kwetiau goreng” is also a popular dish among Indonesian-Chinese society. There are many kinds of kwetiau goreng:  pork, beef, chicken or seafood, but using pork is very common. And this time I make it with adding some Charsiu Read More …