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Sauteed Bokchoy and Shimeji Mushroom

Sauteed Bokchoy and Shimeji Mushroom Another vegetable recipe. I’m happy that I can now find bokchoy in almost every german supermarkets. Bokchoy can be cooked/sauteed with meat or another veggies. In this recipe I share my simpe recipe  For veganer, just skip the oyster sauce 😉 Another recipes with bokchoy : Sauteed Bokchoy and Black Read More …

Marble Cake

Marble Cake I  usually bake this German cake for our “Kaffeeklatsch” (a small gathering with coffee/tea and cakes) with my neighbours. It has been a favorite among adults and children 😉 Marble cake (german: Marmorkuchen) is one of famous cakes in Germany. It is white batter cake with chocolate-batter swirl (marble-like) in the middle. We Read More …

Chili con Carne

Chili con Carne First time I knew this dish was from my husband. He bought canned chili con carne from supermarket. The tasted was good and since then I wanted to try make it myself. Chili con carne means “chili with meat” in spanish, it come originally from mexico and south america. It is basically Read More …

Spicy Fried Squid

Spicy Fried Squid I like fried and spicy food. I made this dish accidentally, I saw that I had frozen squid in my freezer and I didn’t know how should I use them. Then this idea came into my mind: I batter them, fry them and make them spicy 😉 The squid must be dried Read More …

Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies Still in holiday mood, I want to share my butter cookies recipe with christmas themed decorations. It is a tradition in our family (I believe it would be in your family too 🙂 ) to bake and decorate cookies before Christmas. I like to spend hours with my daughter to bake and decorate Read More …

Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes Cupcakes are always kid’s favorite. Its size is perfect to fill up your stomach during afternoon with a cup or coffee or tea. There are many ways to make cupcakes, with different tastes, fillings and decorations. I like to eat cakes but I am not good at decorating cake. I usually just make Read More …

Turnip Cake

Turnip Cake Turnip cake or radish cake (chinese : 萝卜糕, luóbo gāo) is very popular in Asian especially in Hong Kong and South China (Cantonese). It is usually served in dimsum restaurants. Dimsum is snacks which are served in small pieces or small portions, usually enjoyed with a cup of tea as a brunch. Turnip Read More …

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 …