Vanilla Pound Cake (Kue Bolu Vanila)

Simple Sponge cake with vanilla flavour that can be served on your table anytime. It’s perfect for snack, breakfast, or tea time. Hope you like it.. 🙂 Total Time: 1 hour Serving: 10-12 slices INGREDIENTS 8                    Egg whites 200 g               Margarine, melted 250 g               Flour 200 g               Sugar ¼ tsp     Baking powder (or…

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…

Mie Ayam (Chicken Noodle)

There are many ways of cooking Mie Ayam (Chicken Noodle), and this style is more of Chinese Indonesian style. I like to use the (fresh) frozen noodle from Asian market in Stuttgart instead of dried noodle. The consistency is better and it feels just like noodle I normally eat back in Indonesia. But of course,…

American Pancakes

This is our little family Sunday breakfast tradition – Simple and Easy American pancakes, serve with butter and maple syrup. Sometimes I like to get creative by putting on caramel sauce or chocolate sauce. It’s fluffy and easy to pair with whatever I feel like… 🙂 INGREDIENTS 220 g            …

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…

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…