Chinese Tea Eggs 茶叶蛋 (using earl grey)

I used to eat these eggs when I lived in Beijing as my breakfast. I grabbed 2 eggs every morning on my way to work at the small shop close to the subway station. The smell of the eggs just make me sooo happy somehow, and I could smell it from far away. So while…

Mie Goreng Tek-tek (Indonesian fried-noodle, street food style)

Lately I have been missing Indonesian street-food, after all it is where I am from, and unfortunately Stuttgart has nothing to offer. So I gotta make one to fulfil my homesickness. One of my favorite street-food is Mie Goreng Tek-tek. The name comes from the seller that hits the wok on the food cart and…

Ayam Suwir (Indonesian Shredded Spicy Chicken)

Another dish that can be eaten warm or cold, is Indonesian shredded spicy chicken. Every weekend I try to make big quantity dishes so that I can have them for a few days, especially now that I don’t have much time to cook during the day. I paired this dish with my Tempe Orek (Indonesian…

Vietnamese glass noodle salad

As you know, I have been taking intensive german course for the last 3 weeks and I try to bring my own lunch box that is easy and no need to warm up, because there is no microwave at the place where I study. This is the perfect healthy lunch, can be served cold, and…

Tempe Orek (Indonesian crisp sweet&sour tempe)

Since I started my german class and the place has no microwave, I need to always think of food that I can eat cold or room temperature. And this sweet sour tempe is perfect! It can be eaten with rice both cold and warm, as a side dish, or as a snack. Total Time: 40…

Chicken Lemon

Refreshing Chicken Lemon dish, perfect for spring time. It’s sour, sweet, crunchy, and satisfying. Enjoy cooking and hope you like it… 🙂 Total Time: 1 hour Serving: 4 INGREDIENTS 800 g               chicken breast (about 4 pieces), cut into 1-2 cm cube 1 ½ cup        …

Simple Stir-fried Cucumber-Egg

This dish is reminisced by my childhood memory. My mom used to cook this when I was little, because it’s super easy, healthy, and ready in no time. Total time: 15 minutes Serve: 2 INGREDIENTS 1                      Cucumber, peal the skin, cut in half, chop 1…

English Crumpets

I was introduced to crumpets when first time I went to London in 2017. I love the texture and it’s so easy to just toast it and add in butter. Sadly, it is not available here in Stuttgart. Now that I can’t go to London often, that means, time for homemade crumpets. It’s my first…

Teriyaki Salmon with Broccoli and Carrots

Easy salmon teriyaki using left-over ingredients. Total time: 40 minutes Serving: 2 INGREDIENTS 200 g               Salmon ¼ cup               Teriyaki sauce (my last left-over sauce, if you don’t have it, don’t worry, you can make teriyaki sauce with the mixed sauce below) 2                      garlic, sliced 2…