Month: February 2016

Acar Kuning (Yellow Pickle)

Acar Kuning (Yellow Pickle)”Pickle” is called “acar” in Indonesian, it usually refers to “preserved vegetables in vinegar and salt” such as cucumber, carrot and shallot (see my recipe Cucumber Pickle). This “acar kuning” (yellow pickle) has the same base ingredients but it’s cooked, has more intense flavor because of many spices such as garlic, turmeric, Read More …

Stir-Fried Tempe and Chilies

Stir-Fried Tempe and ChiliesYou are going to love this if you a spicy food lover. I don’t remove the chili seeds to make it spicier. Take a look another tempe recipes : Stir-Fried Tempe and Green Beans, Crispy Tempe, these are good companion dishes of Nasi Kuning (Yellow Rice). Stir-Fried Tempe and ChiliesServe : 4Ingredients Read More …

Kastengel (Dutch-Indonesian Cheese Cookies)

Kastengel (Dutch-Indonesian Cheese Cookies)My favorite cookie of all time!”Kastengel” comes from Dutch words “Kaas” which means cheese, and “stengels” which is sticks. It means like in German “K√§sestangen”. I guess they were created by the Dutch during colonialism in Indonesia, that’s why it has a Dutch name.I am not a big fan of sweet-tasted cookies. Read More …

Sauteed Choysum and Tofu

Sauteed Choysum and TofuQuick healthy vegan dish or as a “companion” for your meat dishes. Sauteed Choysum and TofuServe : 2Ingredients :400 gr choysum, chop and separate the stalks and the leaves200 gr tofu, cut into small pieces1 clove garlic, peel and smash2 tbsp cooking oilfrying oil50 ml watersalt and pepper to tasteSteps :Prepare a Read More …