Sep 23, 2013

Seroendeng

Even though I grew up with big bowls of seroendeng on our dinner table, I can’t remember my mom ever making this wonderfully seasoned Indonesian coconut & peanut mix herself. Same goes for me. And why? I have no idea. It’s dead-simple. Especially this straightforward version. Now that I made it myself I can tell you that I will never want to eat store-bought seroendeng again. This tastes a thousand,…

Aug 26, 2013

Indonesian Potato Croquettes

Or Kroket Kentang, as they’re officially called. Kroketten are the best snacks in the world. I adored these as a little girl; the crunchy exterior forms a wonderful contrast against the fluffy mashed potatoes, and then you hit the jackpot and taste that slightly sweet, salty and savoury beef that brings everything together. Unfortunately, this was one of the rare Indonesian recipes that neither my mom nor grandmother made. So…