Vegetables Archive

  • French Onion Soup

    French Onion Soup Recipe

    FollowShare Many recipes of French Onion Soup are using beef stock. Hence, this reason makes my husband can’t enjoy it. Soup is something that I can eat everyday, especially in the winter season.  Last week, when I had a kalamata bread leftover, I made a […]

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  • Bittermelon Omelette

    Bitter Melon Omelette

    FollowShare My family style of omelette is added by shallot and chili slices and we enjoy it with sambal kecap manis (kecap manis, shallots, chilies and key lime). Growing up with bitter melons (pare, paria) for salad, stir fry and dumpling, I never thought making […]

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  • Spanakopita

    Spanakopita Recipe (Greek Spinach Pie)

    FollowShare Spanakopita with a twist! Yes that is what I did. I don’t change much from recipe that I used before (please check my original spanakopita recipe!). All I did was omitting garlic and green onions, then I subtituted them for garlic chives. A chive […]

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  • Garlic Chives

    Garlic Chives and The Flowers

    FollowShare Garlic Chive (Allium tuberosum) is one of my favourite Ingredients. It has a flat, narrow, green stalk with a sharp, herbal garlic flavour and according to, it is originally from Southeast Asia. I’ve known garlic chive since I was a kid, but apparently […]

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  • Crab Asparagus Soup

    Crab and Asparagus Soup Recipe

    FollowShare Who doesn’t love this typical egg drop soup?  This Chinese style gooey soup is a memoir of my childhood.  Whenever we went to the Chinese restaurant, we chose this soup for appetizer.  Often, mom recreated it at home.  While mom added fresh crab especially […]

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  • Pecel

    Pecel Recipe (Java Style Salad with Peanut Sambal)

    FollowShare As other Indonesian salads, pecel (or known as pecal) is enjoyed with a company of warmed cooked rice or lontong, other protein sources (such as fish, chicken, beef, tempe(h) or tofu) and crackers.  For those who know about gado-gado, lotek and karedok, you may love pecel […]

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  • Siomay Bandung

    Siomay Bandung Recipe (Bandung Steamed Dumplings with Peanut Sambal)

    FollowShare From the name siomay, you can tell this food had an influence from the Chinese who immigrated to Indonesia long time ago.  A word of siomay itself is derived from shaomai (also spelled shui mai, shu mai, sui mai, sui maai, shui mei, siu […]

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  • Winged Bean

    Kecipir (Winged Bean)

    FollowShare Winged Bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) is a member of the legume family, has a pod which in cross-section looks like a rectangle with a fringed extension at each corner. It is a tropical legume that originated in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and high in […]

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  • Sambal Pencok

    Sambal Pencok (Sambal Terasi with Long Green Beans)

    FollowShare Another dish that I used to have when I still lived in my parents’ house.  I wasn’t aware of this dish’s name until Renny told me.  Yeah, I recreated the dish to what I recalled.  Then I chatted with my brother.  He asked to […]

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  • Cassava Cheese Cake

    Cassava Cheese Cake Recipe (Kue Singkong Keju)

    FollowShare Cassava (Manihot esculenta), also called yuca or manioc, is a woody shrub of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge family) native to South America. There are two names for cassava in Indonesian, singkong and ubi kayu. According to wikipedia, it is extensively cultivated as an annual crop […]

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