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Roasted Vegetables Risotto

Roasted Vegetables Risotto I was inspired from an italian restaurant near my house, they have a delicious vegetable risotto dish, they use fresh vegetables depends on the season. I have shared my Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables and have promised to share my risotto recipe using these vegetables. I like to use chicken stock for risotto dishes, Read More …

Gepuk (Indonesian Spiced Fried Beef)

Gepuk (Indonesian Spiced Fried Beef) This aromatic beef comes originally from Sundanese cuisine (west Java, Indonesia). It taste sweet from the palm sugar. The beef is cooked in aromatic spiced coconut milk, drained, smased, then deep-fried. But deep-frying meat without coating them first is to oily for me. I like to use just a small Read More …

Ayam Jahe (Ginger Chicken)

Ayam Jahe (Ginger Chicken) This dish is called “ayam jahe” in Indonesia, and is called “pak cam ke” (白切鸡, báiqièjī) in Cantonese (southern China) which means “white cut chicken”. It is very well-known among Indonesian-Chinese cuisine and would be found in almost every chinese restaurants in Indonesia. It is called “white” because the chicken is Read More …

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables I like to call these vegetables as “three good friends”. Combination of these three vegetables is very common in mediterranean culinary because they taste really good together. Ratatouille (read : rat-ə-too-ee) is one of famous french dish which use these three vegetables as main ingredients. This would be a simple side dish Read More …

Vanillekipferl (German Cresent-Shaped Vanilla Cookies)

Vanillekipferl (German Crescent-Shaped Vanilla Cookies) It’s time for Christmas baking! It’s a tradition to bake cookies during advent in European countries especially in Germany, because people like to give their homemade cookies as christmas gift. Vanillekipferl is one of popular cookies in Germany during Christmas season. We can find them in every bakery or supermarket. Read More …

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie Shepherd’s Pie is known as an English meat pie. It consists of two layer, the meat layer at the bottom and the mashed potato layer on top. The meat filling could be varied, but the combination of beef, carrots and peas is very common. Shepherd’s Pie (Photo credit : Veronica) Shepherd’s Pie Serve Read More …

Sambal Matah (Balinese Raw Chili Salsa)

Sambal Matah (Balinese Raw Chili Salsa) I would say that sambal (chili paste) plays an important roles in Indonesian food culture. Almost every Indonesian dish has its chili paste. It means, there are many kind of sambal in Indonesian cuisine. For example : Sambal Merah (red chili paste), Sambal Terasi (Shrimp Chili Paste), sambal kacang Read More …

Martabak Asin (Indonesian Pan-Fried Beef Wrap)

Martabak Asin (Indonesian Pan-Fried Beef Wrap) Martabak comes originally from Middle East, it could be known as “folded stuffed pan-fried bread” with many variation, with vegetables, eggs or meat filling. Martabak has become a very popular snack in Indonesia. Martabak are sold in the street cart and mostly in the evening. There are two kinds Read More …