Category: Asian

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …