Vegetables Archive

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    Food Props Hunting and Shots at Pasar Senen, Jakarta

    FollowShare Visiting traditional markets in Indonesia was one of my “must-visit” lists when I was in the country. One of the markets was Pasar Senen (Senen means Monday while pasar means market) in Jakarta. Pasar Senen is a heaven for foodies who collect food props […]

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  • Bubur Biji Ketapang/Bubur Biji Salak (Indonesian Sweet Potato Dumpling)

    Bubur Biji Ketapang – Bubur Biji Salak Recipe (Indonesian Sweet Potato Dumpling)

    FollowShare Bubur Biji Ketapang (in Sumatra) or Bubur Biji Salak (in Java).  Both are the same sweet snack and made from sweet potato which I prefer translate into Sweet Potato Dumpling instead Sweet Potato Porridge. Bubur means porridge while biji means seed. Ketapang is a […]

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    Ethiopian Cooking Class

    FollowShare Having the opportunity to take a cooking class for another ethnic is very valuable to me. My introduction to Ethiopian food was begun in 2008 in which I tried one of Ethiopian restaurants in Winnipeg. I’m very lucky to live in such a diverse […]

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    Vietnamese Pennywort Drink Recipe (Nuoc Rau Ma)

    FollowShare This is another use of Pennywort in Southeast Asian cuisine, Nước Rau Má. On my previous post, I served pennywort for making Acehnese pennywort sambal, Sambai On Peuga-ga. My introduction to this drink was happened on my early year living in Winnipeg. I first […]

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    Sambai On Peuga-ga Recipe (Aceh Pennywort Sambal – Sambal Pegagan)

    FollowShare Sambai On Peuga-ga or can be translated as Aceh Style Pennywort Sambal or Sambal Pegagan Aceh in Indonesian.  I was making this sambal for the first time in 2007 and fell in love with the taste. As a long weekend approached us last week in Canada, I […]

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    Pennywort (Pegagan)

    FollowShare Pegagan or Pennywort (centella asiatica) is not common to be used in Indonesian cooking.  It’s more useable for a herbal medicine.  Hence, there is an exceptional in Indonesian culinary.  Aceh food has been using pennyworth to make sambal and it’s named Sambai on Peuga-ga (Sambal […]

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    Second Indonesian Cooking Demo at d.a. Niels Gourmet Kitchenware

    FollowShare With a recipe of nasi kuning (yellow rice), urap (vegetables salad with spiced coconut dressing), chicken balado (chicken chili sambal) and potato perkedel, I presented my second Indonesian cooking demo on January 28, 2012 at the same place, d.a. Niels Gourmet Kitchenware as my […]

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  • Beef Stir Fry

    Vegetable Beef Stir Fry

    FollowShare Stir Fry Beef is very popular in Chinese American/Canadian Food. I was never really pay attention to this dish until one Canadian lady whom I know very well asked me on how to make a tender Chinese beef stir fry. In Indonesian cooking, there […]

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    Potato Croquette Recipe (Kroket Kentang)

    FollowShare There are many different styles of Croquette in every country. In Indonesia, Croquette was first introduced during Dutch Colonial rule and it becomes a very popular snack. Mom and her helper used to make croquettes for somebody orders or family to snack on in […]

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    Roasted Tomato and Red Pepper Gazpacho Recipe (Spanish Cold Vegetable Soup)

    FollowShare I adore roasted vegetables which I often make for my salad topping and sandwich filling. Gazpacho is basically a cold tomato-based raw vegetable soup and originating from southern region of Spain, Andalucia. It’s widely consumed throughout Spain, Portugal (the neighbour country and known as […]

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