Kencur (Kaempferia Galanga) and Kencur Sambal

Lacking of this plant common English name, it's become a confused subject. Some poeple refer to it as zedoary which is a name for Curcuma zedoaria. Others call for lesser galangal (actually I...

Be Pasih Mepanggang Recipe (Bali Marinated Grilled Fish)

If you notice, I don't post lots recipe lately due to my hectic days, since for the past 3 weeks I have been at home around 9 PM Monday to Friday. I also had...

Have a joyful 2008

Just want to say Happy New Year, everyone. I've been busy lately with work, sorry if I don't reply your comments right away or visiting your blogs.

Bakso Ikan Patin // Basa Fishballs

I didn't expect that bakso turned good. In Indonesia, people usually make bakso from king mackerel fish (Indonesian: tenggiri), but so far I have tried two different fish to make bakso, mullet (Indonesian: belanak)...

Holubtsi Recipe (Ukrainian Stuffed Cabbage Roll)

I bought a whole cabbage for making siomay bandung (Bandung style fish steamed dumpling), had lots leftover since I didn't need too much cabbage for that. I browsed a recipe of Holubtsi. I see...

Kari Deli with Roti Jala (Beef Curry-Deli Style with Net Flatbread)

Star Anise I bet everyone knows what star anise is. Star anise (in bahasa Indonesia known as bunga lawang or pekak) is a spice that resembles anise's flavor with star-shaped pericarp of Illicium verum,...

Pecel Terong Tempe (Surabaya Steamed Eggplants and Tempe with Spiced Coconut Milk Sauce)

My... my... my... this is one of my soulfood. I had been tempted to make it long time ago, but I kept delaying. Finally, I made this by adapting mbak Emi's recipe. According mbak...

Busy and Spinach Day

Folks, I haven't been busy lately. Sorry if you didn't see me around lately. However, I still try to keep updating my post.Actually, I made these dishes on November 30, 2007. ...

Sesame Shrimp

It's Saturday night. Let's have a little party with shrimp. You might like this recipe. The recipe is adapted from a women Indonesian tabloid, Tabloid Nova, by substituting all purpose flour...

Calamansi and Grilled Ikan Tude with Dabu-Dabu Sambal

As I mentioned on my old posts, I was born and grew up in Java island of Indonesia. Most of the Javanese use key lime (jeruk nipis), kaffir lime (jeruk purut), jeruk limo (Citrus...