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Rhubarb Strawberry Rose Compote with Yoghurt

Rhubarb Strawberry Rose Compote with Yoghurt

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

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Black Sticky Rice Pudding

Glutinous rice or also known as a sticky rice is a type of rice grown mainly in Southeast or East Asia. Beside the white variety, there’s another variety with a deep, dark purple colour. Despite the name, this rice contains no gluten. Although the rice has a dark-purple colour and not black, people called it black sticky rice. This black rice type usually eaten as a dessert, the rice boiled until soft then it served with coconut milk and palm sugar. Although using the same ingredients, but it can serve in a different way, in Thailand this usually eaten as a rice pudding while in Indonesia or Malaysia this often served in congee style (more watery almost like a thick soup). Continue Reading

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Last month I joined British food cooking competition that held by British Embassy in Jakarta. I made a couple of savoury and sweet dishes, one of them is this sticky toffee pudding. Because of this sticky toffee pudding (and also the other British food), I was lucky enough to meet with British food hero, Chef Gary Rhodes OBE.  Continue Reading