Heici

Ote-Ote/Heici Recipe (Javanese Shrimp Cake)

Ote-ote (read: oh-tay oh-tay) or heici (read: hay-chi) is another variety of fritters. Instead of translating into a shrimp fritter, I'd rather say it a shrimp cake. A similarity cuisine between Southeast...

Jemblem / Misro / Pulung-Pulung Ubi (Indonesian Cassava Fritters Stuffed with Coconut Sugar)

My fourth guest post for other bloggers. Shulie of Food Wanderings who loves learning other culture dishes. Both of us have been twitting along for quite some time now. I still recalled the...

Pempek Pistel Recipe (Palembang Stuffed Fish Cake With Green Papaya)

For those who grew up in Indonesia, s/he must know Pempek Palembang (Palembangese fish cake). Palembang is the capital city of South Sumatra province. {WARNING: This post will be quite long!} Back when I...

Cilok / Pentol Recipe (Indonesian Chewy Balls)

These chewy balls are a part of my childhood snack.  If Korea has tteokkochi (ddeokkochi) or tteokbokki (ddeokbokki), Indonesia has cilok or pentol. Different place different name!  In East Java, these chewy balls are known...

Durian Pudding with Pandan Vla Recipe

Durian is a fruit that either people will love it or hate it. Durian's name comes from a Indonesian/Malay word "duri" which means thorn and -an is a suffix together for building a...

Hawaiian Oxtail Soup Recipe

I'm a sucker for oxtail.  I love all kind of oxtail dishes; Sup/Sop Buntut (Indonesian oxtail soup), Caribbean oxtail stew, rawon buntut (oxtail black soup), grilled or fried oxtail.  When I saw a...
Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Southern fried chicken is one of American classic dishes. Before it became a culinary habit in the Southern United States, fritters had already existed in Europe since medieval time. The Scots, and later...

Kimchi Photoshots

Before you ask me how to make kimchi, I'll tell you the kimchi wasn't made by me.  A friend whom is also a Winnipeg based foodie was given to me.  Her husband is...

Gule Kambing Kacang Hijau (Goat Mung Bean Curry) Recipe

March 23, 2010 Update: This post was featured on March 23 FoodBuzz Top 9Gule is sometimes pronounced differently as gulai. In Indonesia, curry based foods can be named gule/gulai or kare/kari, depend on...

Smoked Fish Mangut Recipe (Javanese Smoked Fish Cooked in Spiced Coconut Milk)

It's the renew picture of my mangut before.  At that time, I used ikan kembung (Indian mackarel or known as short body mackerel).  However, it still tastes different when you make it with...