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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 …

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 …