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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 …

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 …