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Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Sweet and Sour Chicken

There was a time when I start to daydreaming about food early in the morning, this not like my usual cravings day when I just cravings for some chocolate or a scoop of ice cream. At this certain times, I will think about food with more specific flavour, aroma, colour or texture. Like this morning, I think about sweet and sour chicken with the sourness of orange juice instead of pineapple. Continue Reading

Foods Poultry Recipe Rice & Grains

Fresh Spring Roll with Smoked Chicken & Tofu

Fresh Spring Roll

“Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery – celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: “It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to.”~ Jim Jarmusch Continue Reading

Foods Poultry Recipe Rice & Grains

Indian Butter Chicken Fried Noodles

Indian Butter Chicken Fried Noodles

The universe is such a wondrous thing. I remember on such a May day when the whole of Jakarta was shrouded in heat and the entire of Jakarta conspired against me, I rushed through the empty lobby of my office building hunting down for a cup of coffee. As soon as I stepped into the coffee shop, warm familiar smiles of barista greeted me. Found out that this place not as empty as the lobby. There is my Far East Prince standing in line, waiting for his coffee. He drinks Americano without sugar, while I go for my usual hot caramel macchiato. He wore a sleek black shirt with khaki trouser…not royal robe, and no sword in his hands…only a cell phone. That’s how we met.  Continue Reading