Cakalang fufu is a cured and smoked skipjack tuna from North Sulawesi.Cakalang fufu had unique strong smoky flavour and it perfect to give an extra flavour for pasta or rice dishes. In Sulawesi, this smoked fish usually cooked as spicy rica-rica, cooked in rich coconut sauce or sprinkled as a condiment for noodles and yellow rice. Continue Reading
Rice & Noodles
I’m trying to be more productive this year, spending more time in the kitchen cooking and developing new recipes. Just like last year, this year I also joining Epicurious Cook90 cooking challenge. Today is the third week of the cooking challenge and so far I managed to cook my meal every day. To make the daily cooking easy I need to be creative and make a different meal with the leftover. Like this za’atar and goat cheese couscous fritters, I made this with my leftover dinner. Continue Reading
Torch Ginger, Kecombrang, Honje, Wild Ginger, Bunga Kantan, Wild Ginger…whatever the name, this exotic flower is another valuable ingredient in Indonesian kitchen. The long stemmed bud of torch ginger flower looks like a spear with sweet floral fragrance & a hint of ginger aroma. Continue Reading
I’m not vegetarian but seriously who can resist this colourful bowls. My love affair with Buddha bowl happened right away when I saw the picture of this vibrant bowl all over the internet. Every time I check my Pinterest and Instagram page new Buddha bowl recipes appear. Continue Reading
I could easily say no to a plate of steak or a glass of milkshake, but saying no to noodle dishes (or pasta) is made me feel like I engaged in a criminal act. In fact, If I have to eat the same thing for one week in a row I daresay, I will for sure choose noodles. I don’t care whether it’s a noodle dishes from the fancy restaurant, street stall or a packet of instant noodles I would happily devour it. Continue Reading
Beetroot is not on the list of my favourite food. But these deep purple-red beets are really good for eye-catching savoury dishes. My favourite dish is roasted beet pasta. Some people think making fresh pasta is a complicated work, but turns out making pasta from scratch is not as hard as you think. Continue Reading
On the days that I were swamped with a deadline, groceries and struggle with my mood swing problem or just plain lazy and want to make quick easy dinner, I will reach out for a package instant noodles. Instant noodles are the easiest way to feed the hungry stomach, not only it fast to cook but it also tasty and filling. Lately, I often see the ads of Bakmi Mewah and made me very keen to try it.