Feb 21, 2011

Indonesian-Style Green Beans

Having lived in Indonesia for so long, this was my mom’s favorite side-dish and, by chance, was the last thing I cooked for her. It’s been years since I last ate it—not sure why because it’s a really great recipe—and I wasn’t prepared for the wave of memories it brought back. Isn’t it amazing how food can make those people we miss seem so nearby? Like I can pick up the…

Aug 2, 2010

Atjar Ketimun Manis

Sometimes a flaming hot Indonesian cucumber pickle just doesn’t add to a dish. That’s when this crunchy, mellow and sweet Atjar comes into play!

Jun 22, 2010

Peanut Sauce

Did you really think I would post a chicken satay recipe and not give away my peanut sauce recipe? Nah, you didn’t… did you?

Jun 21, 2010

Chicken Satay

You really have to try these amazing chicken satays sometime. They’re lightly sweet, incredibly flavorful, highly addictive and infinitely adaptable.

Jun 19, 2010

Ketjap Manis

Here’s my home made version of one of the best condiments in the world: Ketjap Manis. It’s a sweet, thick and fragrant Indonesian soy sauce.

Apr 6, 2009

Indonesian Chicken Salad

  I’m slightly addicted to the Indonesian kitchen but it’s pretty hard for me to actually post Indonesian recipes to my blog. Mainly because I want everyone—regardless of where on God’s green earth they reside—to be able to recreate my recipes without having to go on wild witch-hunts for special ingredients. When it comes to Indonesian cooking; that’s pretty darn hard to do. Lots of dishes require special spices, spice blends or…