Wonton Soup

Sunday rainy day is the perfect weather for a nice Wonton soup. Wonton soup is typically eaten for breakfast in China, pairing with steamed dumplings and Youtiao (fried dough). It’s simple and light, also good dish for whoever is under the weather. Total Time: 1 hour Serving: 4 INGREDIENTS 200 g               Minced Pork (or mixed…

Japchae (Korean glass noodle)

Another dish that can be served warm or cold. This time I made a Korean style noodle, as called Japchae. I have made this several time and I find it very easy to make but definitely need time to prepare. It’s also quite feeling, so be careful when you serve yourself a portion…:) Hope you…

Spicy lemon vinaigrette – Salad dressing

Finding a good salad dressing can be challenging, and I particularly picky about it. I am bored with the basic vinegar or balsamic and olive oil because even if I use a good quality olive oil or balsamic, it still tastes “basic”. So I researched and tried out a few different recipes and finally came…

Chinese Congee/Porridge

When I was living in Beijing, I used to have Porridge/Congee for my weekend breakfast, usually I like to order the thousand-egg congee at the Chinese restaurant. I know that many of westerners are not used to this kind of dish, because in western countries porridge/congee is supposed to be sweet and made from oatmeal….

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…

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…