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…

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…

Stir-fried Tempe-Beans-Dried Fish

I have been craving to eat dried fish. It’s salty and crunchy (if you deep fry them). It can be found relatively easy in the big Asian supermarket in Stuttgart, which I bought a few months ago but never got the chance to cook it. Here I found the idea of mixing tempe and dried…

Chocolate chips cookies

The classic chocolate chip cookies to satisfy your sweet tooth. Total time: 40 minutes Serving: 25-30 cookies INGREDIENTS 1 cup               softened butter 1 cup               white sugar 1 cup               brown sugar 2                      eggs 2 tsp                vanilla extract 1 tsp                baking soda ½ tsp               salt 3…

Steamed Fish in Soy Sauce & Ginger

One of many things I miss from China is to be able to have a nice fish dish that doesn’t cost a fortune. This is so easy to make and taste like a five stars Chinese Restaurant (maybe I am a little too exaggerating?). The taste is so rich not only from the soy sauce…