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Gulai Kikil (Beef Tendon Curry)

Gulai Kikil (Beef Tendon Curry) Gulai kikil (sometimes also called “gulai tunjang”) comes actually from Padang city in west Sumatera province and could be found in every Padang restaurant. The beef tendon should be tender and soft, that is the most important thing for cooking this dish. This dish would be a very bad dish Read More …

Pasta Salad with Tuna and Ham

Pasta Salad with Tuna and Ham In hot summer days I prefer to cook as simple as possible. I avoid to turn on my stove for longer time to prevent heat inside the house. This is one of people’s favorite summer dish : pasta salad and it would be served cold. We just need to Read More …

Sausages in Tomato Sauce

Sausages in Tomato Sauce Sausages are one of my favorite foods in my childhood until now. There are many different sausage especially in Germany but I like to use Vienna sausage (Wienerle) for this recipe. You can use another kind of sausage, like Frankfurter or Bockwurst which are also made from pork. But if you Read More …

Reef and Beef Salad

Reef and Beef Salad This salad was inspired by Vapiano, a German restaurant company which serve Italian “semi-fast” food. Vapiano’s reef and beef salad has become my favorite dish and I would always order this dish everytime I visit vapiano. This salad is unique and rich because it contains vegetable salad (of course), roasted Mediterranean Read More …

Schupfnudeln (German Finger-Noodles)

Schupfnudeln (German Finger Noodles) Schupfnudeln is also called “finger noodles”, maybe because it looks like fingers. But I like to call it as “German version gnocchi”  because they have actually the same ingredients and process. My daughter really like them, because she sometime get them for lunch at school. Schupfnudeln could be enjoyed in two Read More …

Sauteed Bokchoy and Tofu

Sauteed Bokchoy and Tofu This is a simple healthy side-dish for your family. It’s a perfect combination : the crunchiness of bokchoy and the soft tenderness of silk tofu. This dish is also suitable for vegan. Bokchoy and silk tofu could be found almost in every asian market in Europe. I can find bokchoy in Read More …

Chashu (Japanese Braised Rolled Pork Belly)

Chashu (Japanese Braised Rolled Pork Belly) Chashu (in japanese : 叉焼) is a popular japanese pork dish which is served often as one of the best toppings of ramen noodles (japanese style pulled-noodles soup). Chashu must be made from fatty pork belly (when you’re not using pork belly, it wouldn’t be called as “chashu” 😉 ), Read More …

Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad Niçoise salad (read: nis-soaz) comes originally from Nice (read: nis), a beautiful city located in French Rivera (Côte d’Azur, read: kot-dea-syu) in southeastern France. First time I tried this salad was in Nice itself. I was on vacation with my family and found this salad in a restaurant. It was just a simpe Read More …

Chicken Nuggets

Chicken Nuggets Chicken nuggets are mostly served in fast food restaurants like McDonald’s, Burger King, Popeye, etc. It has become one of kid’s favorite foods. Chicken nuggets are often rated as an unhealthy food. I don’t know why, may be just because it is fried, sold in fast food restaurants or in supermarkets as frozen Read More …

Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffins Fresh blueberries are quiet expensive (around 1.99€ for 100 gr), but in certain time we could find cheaper blueberries in some grocery stores (around 0.79€ for 100 gr). I like to bake some blueberry muffins for my family if I find the cheap one. You can also use frozen blueberry which Read More …