Daily Cooking Quest

One Dish Meal Recipes

Minced Chicken and Egg Bowl - Soboro Don

Easy to prepare and extremely child friendly, this recipe should be perfect for Moms out there who need to prepare school meal for their kids. The minced…

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Ketoprak - Vermicelli and Tofu Salad

I am sure most people know about gado-gado by now, but I think ketoprak needs to be highlighted just as much. The defining feature of a ketoprak is the use of…

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Mi Sop Medan - Medan Style Chicken Noodle Soup

Another favorite from my hometown. I know there seems to be so many things to prepare for, but they are not hard, really. And you can always prepare the noodles…

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Kayaku Gohan - Rice with Chicken and Vegetables

Kayaku gohan is a very simple Japanese rice dish packed with chicken and vegetables that are sure to become an instant favorite. If you have ever tried a…

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Chicken Porridge

I love having porridge in the morning, especially since my Mom gave me a slow cooker (thanks Mom! ♥) and I can leave it to cook overnight. Believe me, the nice…

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Soto Medan - Medan Style Chicken Soup

I was born in Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra, and spent my childhood there. It is quite natural then that I am really partial to dishes from Medan. :D…

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Bihun Goreng Medan - Medan Style Stir Fried Vermicelli

Bihun goreng is another hawker food that I grew up with, especially when I was still living in Medan. As I remember it, this was sold in a folded banana leaf…

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Wonton and Chicken Mushroom Noodles Soup

Sunday is a great day since it is when we usually see my parents or Piti’s parents. If the meet up happens to be in the morning, we always end up either…

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Kwetiau Goreng Sapi - Stir Fried Beef and Flat Rice Noodles

This recipe is a build up from my previous post on Kwetiau Goreng with the addition of beef, egg, and sweet soy sauce. If beef is not your choice of meat, you…

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Kwetiau Goreng - Stir Fried Flat Rice Noodles

The Chinese first made contact with the Indonesian in the 1400s and by 1600s Chinese settlements have already cropped up along the coast of Java. With centuries…

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Nasi Kuning

Finally I got the time to make this. It is quite a production to prepare this dish, since nasi kuning (or yellow rice) is traditionally served with the…

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Soto Betawi - Jakarta Beef Soup

Authentic and easy soto betawi (Jakarta beef soup) recipe you can make at home that will remind you of the real deal you find in Jakarta.

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