Rice is a staple food in Indonesia- and also in most Asian country. In Asia rice have become as important as bread. Although our lifestyle has change and some people cut out the rice from their menu, but the old age “we have not eaten unless we have had rice” is true.Rice playing an important role in our diets, we eat it for lunch, dinner or sometimes for breakfast. It main source of carbohydrate and adding necessary fiber and starch to our diets. Continue Reading
Aloo Paratha (Indian flatbread stuffed with potato) is a popular breakfast food in an Indian sub-continent. A soft unleavened flatbread filled with a mixture of mashed potato and spices. It taste good as it is or you can serve with chutney.
This Indian Chickpea Flour Pancakes is a winner. Topped it with salad or stir fry vegetables and serve it for breakfast, lunch, tea time snacks or even for dinner!
It’s been a while that I really really want to cook with rhubarb. But, I don’t know where to find rhubarb in Jakarta. I never see it in a traditional market or even big supermarket which is selling a lot of imported fruits & veggies. I almost give up and though I will never cook with rhubarb until last month…in early February I found there’s a farm in Bandung growing and selling rhubarb. Continue Reading
Gado-Gado is an Indonesian salad served with spicy peanut sauce. It’s a popular vegetarian dish in Indonesia and widely sold in almost every part of Indonesia. Continue Reading
I’m not a big fan of vegemite, but I love this recipe. This vegemite & sweet onion capellini is based on Nigella Lawson’s Marmite Spaghetti. I’ve made Nigella’s marmite spaghetti and I like it, but this time I made a little modification. Sweet caramelized onion really compliment the salty umami flavour of vegemite. And peppery arugula lift this simple dish pasta to refreshing heights, even my mom loves this pasta. Continue Reading
The crispy oyster mushroom was my favourite snack when I was in college. That time crispy oyster mushroom is a cheap street food in Bandung, West Java. A bite-size crispy mushroom dredge with chilli powder sold in a paper bag. You can easily find it sell in a cart around Pasar Baru or another touristic area and enjoy it as a snack to go. Inspired by the street food mushroom, I made my crispy mushroom in a bigger shape and serve it with creamy salted egg yolk sauce. Continue Reading