Daily Cooking Quest

Dessert Recipes

Yoghurt Lime Sorbet

Living in Indonesia means year round tropical weather, which translates to high appreciation for all things cold and sweet and refreshing. Pretty much what this…

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Ya Li Pear and Snow Fungus Sweet Soup

Ever tried cooking Chinese Ya Li pears in a slow simmer along with snow fungus, red dates, and rock sugar? I know it sounds weird, but this dessert soup is one…

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Tape Bakar - Cassava with Cheese and Chocolate

Tape bakar (pan fried fermented cassava) is the easiest and the most straight forward way to enjoy tape (fermented cassava). Make sure to remove the tough core…

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Fermented Cassava and Yoghurt Pancakes

This recipe is my entry to Indonesian Food Blogger Challenge No. 12, and believe it or not, it needs to have both cassava (fresh or fermented) and yoghurt as…

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Bola Tape Keju - Cassava Cheese Balls

Many traditional Indonesian desserts use tape (fermented cassava) and the most popular is of course in es teler (assorted fruits with shaved ice and syrup).…

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Agar Srikaya - Palm Sugar and Coconut Milk Pudding

Today is independence day and for this special occasion, let’s make something really traditional, palm sugar and coconut milk pudding, a classic…

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Bubur Kacang Hijau - Mung Bean Sweet Porridge

The smell of orange peel wafting in the air while the mung bean soup is cooking away is simply divine and turns the humble mung bean into a dessert fit for…

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Pumpkin in Ginger Syrup

The Chinese probably have a million dessert where everything is cooked in ginger syrup. We are firm believers that ginger is good for your body, especially when…

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Soy Bean Pudding

Growing up, my childhood home was frequented by a lot of hawker vendors passing by the neighborhood yelling out wares from the top of their lungs.…

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Rujak Mangga

Mango is in season, they smell so nice and so mouthwatering I could not resist buying a couple home from the market :) They are delicious as is, but I decided…

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Dorayaki

Sundays used to mean waking up early to watch Doraemon series in the television. It is an incredible story about a blue robot cat from the future who can…

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Sweet Red Bean Paste

Azuki-an, or sweet red bean paste, is a very common filling used in Japanese and Chinese desserts. Anpan (red bean bread), dorayaki (red bean pancakes), manju,…

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