Daily Cooking Quest

One Dish Meal Recipes

Soto Ayam Ambengan - Ambengan Chicken Soup

The naming of a soto is pretty simple, usually we just append the location it hails from after soto. For example, soto Betawi comes from Betawi, which is…

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Takikomi Gohan - Japanese Mixed Rice

Takikomi gohan is a Japanese rice dish cooked with soy sauce, dashi stock, and various ingredients such as mushrooms, vegetables, and meats. This dish is easy…

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Mi Soa Bakso Babi - Mee Sua with Ground Pork Meatball

Mee Sua (Indoensian: mi soa) is a type of Chinese noodle made with wheat flour. This noodle is usually sold dried, and since it can be cooked in less than 2…

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Clay Pot Chicken Rice in Rice Cooker

One of the food that I miss most from Malaysia is clay pot chicken rice. As its name implies, this rice is cooked in a clay pot and served hot straight from the…

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No Mi Fan - Savory Sticky Rice

There are two really classic Chinese sticky rice dish, one is bak cang (粽子), and the other one is lo mai gai (糯米鸡). The first one is wrapped in bamboo leaves…

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Savory Tang Yuan - Glutinous Rice Balls in Chicken Soup

Celebrate winter solstice by making this easy and delicious Cantonese style savory tang yuan (glutinous rice balls) in chicken soup at home.

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Oyako Don - Chicken and Egg on Rice

The literal meaning of oyako don is parent and child rice bowl. The name reflects the fact that both chicken (the parent) and egg (the child) are simmered…

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Nasi Goreng Ijo Teri - Anchovies and Green Chilies Fried Rice

Mom recently gave me two big jars of deep fried mini anchovies (ikan teri goreng). They are super delicious and though I have been adding anchovies to my rice…

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Nasi Kebuli - Fragrant Lamb Rice

Today is the Idul Adha holiday in Indonesia, and on this day, many family will prepare lamb dishes in the same way the Americans prepare turkey on Thanksgiving.…

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Bakmi Keriting - Pork and Tianjin Preserved Vegetables Noodles

Ground pork and Tianjin preserved vegetables with fresh egg noodles, a.k.a. bakmi keriting in Indonesian, is one of the more ubiquitous noodle dish, especially…

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Kwetiau Kuah dan Bakso Ikan - Flat Rice Noodles in Fish Ball Soup

This version of fish ball soup is all about enjoying the fish balls, so try to get the best quality money can buy. Only three ingredients are needed to make the…

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Gyudon - Japanese Beef Bowl

If you have never tried gyudon (Japanese beef bowl) before, you have no idea what you have been missing. Being one of the basic lunch and bento dish in Japan,…

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