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Chinese Greens and Shrimp with Oyster and Hoisin Sauce

Most people who grew up in South-East and East Asian know this kind of Chinese greens. In Indonesia we add this into our bakso (meatballs soup), bakmi (fried or soup noodle), nasi goreng (fried rice) or just make them for stir fry. We, Indonesians, call this Chinese green as sawi or caisim which I believe …

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[Food Photo] Potstickers in Red Sauce

Potsticker is a term for kind of dumpling in North America, for Gyoza in Japanese, Mandu in Korean, Guotie in Chinese. Whatever you call, these potstickers were served in red sauce. The red sauce was made by mixing sesame teriyaki ginger sauce and gochujang (Korean chili paste).

[WHB] Konyaku and Mango Orange Pudding

Have you ever heard about konyaku, shirataki or iles-iles before?  Konyaku is a traditional Japanese jelly-like health food made from a kind of potato called “Konnyaku potato” and calcium hydroxide or oxide calcium extracted from eggshells.  I my self didn’t know that konyaku potato and iles-iles were the same plant, which I heard about iles-iles …

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Lumpia Goreng Seafood Recipe (Fried Seafood Springroll)

Lumpia is a pastry that the Indonesian calls for spring roll. Lumpia’s term derives from lunpia in the Hokien dialect of Chinese. In Netherlands, it’s spelled as loempia which is the old Indonesian spelled for lumpia and also become the generic name for spring roll in Dutch. In the Phillipines, they also call lumpia as …

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Seafood Soup

Clear and light soup is my comfort food for cold days. One of the variants is this seafood soup. Easy to make yet so flavourful. Seafood Soup  Ingredients 200 g squid, cleaned, and cut as desired. 200 g shrimp, peel and devein shrimp, don’t remove the tail and reserve the shell to make broth 5 …

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