Sup Kerang Darah (Blood Cockle Clear Soup) Recipe

Another childhood soup that I love so much and didn't have it for years. The idea of this soup is the same as sayur bening bayam merah (red amaranth clear soup). The different...

Indonesian Seafood Dipping Sauce Recipe (Pineapple Peanut Sauce)

This is the most common seafood dipping sauce in Indonesia, Saus Nanas Kacang (Pineapple Peanut Sauce). While the North Americans love to dip their seafood in melted butter, Indonesians love to dip in...

Rujak Manis (Fruit Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce)

This is my third guest post for Malaysian bloggers.  Leemei Tan is a very talented food photographer that I’ve known; beautiful photos, recipes and travel notes. About a week ago, she sent an email...

Tahu Tek Recipe (Surabaya Style Tofu and Bean Sprout Salad with Dark Peanut Sauce)

Tahu Tek or loosely translated as Tofu and Bean Sprout Salad with Dark Peanut Sauce is commonly found in Surabaya and its suburban. The tahu tek hawkers bring a pushcart on streets and...

Rengginang (Indonesian Glutinous Rice Crispy)

Rengginang is a kind of thick crackers, made from cooked glutinous/sticky and seasoned with spices and then sun-dry. The sun-dried rengginang will soon be fried with ample oil. Thou I translated into glutinous rice...

Matcha (Green Tea) Frappé

I bet you know damn well about this Matcha Frappé.  I'm not going to write the word as that is a trademark product which is registered under a Seattle's world famous coffee shop. Matcha...
Indonesian Yellow Chicken Noodle

Mie Ayam Kuning (Yellow Chicken Noodle) Recipe

Did you remember when I said many version of chicken noodle in Indonesia? From region to region, also from one food hawker to another one; they are vary too. Here is one of my...

French Onion Soup Recipe

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,...

Chinese Fish Soup Recipe

Last May, Tigerfish posted a very simple fish soup. I drooled over her post as she explained thoroughly how umami the soup is. She also mentioned that the best fish to use for this...

Lamb Shank Rendang

When I first made rendang in Canada, I felt overwhelmed by how much time I spent on stirring. No wonder when I was in Indonesia, I never made by myself. I just bought...