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Ichigo Daifuku - Strawberry and Red Bean Mochi

Ichigo Daifuku - Strawberry and Red Bean Mochi

I am on a roll and having fun with my home made azuki an (Japanese sweet red bean paste). After turning some into delicious red bean and strawberry jelly, I…

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Red Bean and Strawberry Jelly

Red Bean and Strawberry Jelly

I just finished making a batch of azuki an (Japanese sweet red bean paste) and was itching for some azuki an based desserts. I was toying with the idea of…

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Setup Nenas dan Jambu - Poached Pineapple and Water Apple

Setup Nenas dan Jambu - Poached Pineapple and Water Apple

When Fall arrives, I start to think of poached fruits, be it in simple syrup spiked with spices or in wine. Alcohol is not commonly used in our poached fruit,…

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Mochi Kacang - Steamed Mochi with Honey Roasted Peanut

Mochi Kacang - Steamed Mochi with Honey Roasted Peanut

Plenty of mochi can be found in Jakarta, from Taiwanese to Japanese. But they are all what I would consider as fancy mochi, filled with various kind of lovely…

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Red Bean and Glutinous Rice Sweet Soup

Red Bean and Glutinous Rice Sweet Soup

When the weather cools, I start craving for sweet soup like this red bean and glutinous rice. The long simmer makes this soup silky and luscious, if I can even…

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Yoghurt Lime Sorbet

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

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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Fermented Cassava and Yoghurt Pancakes

Fermented Cassava and Yoghurt Pancakes

Tape (fermented cassava) is lovely and delicious on its own. But why not try making a batch of tape and yoghurt pancakes for a Sunday breakfast brunch?

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Bola Tape Keju - Cassava Cheese Balls

Bola Tape Keju - Cassava Cheese Balls

Who doesn't like to snack on cute looking cheese balls ? Especially these tape (fermented cassava) cheese balls, drizzled with chocolate sauce. Delicious!

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Agar Srikaya - Palm Sugar and Coconut Milk Pudding

Agar Srikaya - Palm Sugar and Coconut Milk Pudding

Learn how to make your own traditional Indonesian agar srikaya with coconut milk, coconut palm sugar, and agar powder. Vegan friendly and gluten-free.

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Pumpkin in Ginger Syrup

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

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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