Daily Cooking Quest

Side Dish Recipes

Broccolini Sesame Dressing

What is your favorite dressing? Mine must be Japanese sesame dressing (胡麻和え - goma ae). This super easy dressing makes the most humble greens shine through. I…

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Yu Choi Oyster Sauce Stir Fry

Yu choi is probably the most common Chinese greens served in any Chinese restaurant the world over, and this recipe for yu choi oyster sauce stir fry is truly a…

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Japanese Style Pickled Vegetables

If you love Indonesian pickle, a.k.a. acar, then you are most likely going to love this Japanese style pickled vegetables (和風ピクルス). They are both similar in…

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Thai Yellow Curry Garbanzo

Happy New Year 2018! I hope everyone has a fun and memorable celebration with family and friends, and hopefully a much much warmer weather than the one I am…

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Terong Kecap Pedas - Spicy Sweet Soy Sauce Eggplant

Eggplant is a very mild and bland vegetable, so I like to pair it with bold tasting sauce like Indonesian kecap manis and plenty of chilies. If you…

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Tahu Goreng Bumbu Bali - Balinese Sauce Fried Tofu

My husband is a big fan of tofu dishes, and he gets cranky if I don’t cook tofu at least once a week. This means I am always searching for good recipes to…

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Terong Saus Tomat Pedas - Eggplant in Spicy Tomato Sauce

How do you prepare your eggplant? Indonesian love to prepare eggplant dishes with plenty of sauce which goes really well with steamed white rice. One of my…

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Hijiki Tofu Chicken Meatballs

If you are like me, there can never be enough recipes for meatballs. So today I share with you this super easy hijiki tofu chicken meatballs, with easy teriyaki…

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Asinan Jagung Bakar - Grilled Corn Pickle

Asinan is an Indonesian dish where a combination of fruits and vegetables are cut and dice into small pieces and doused in a sweet, sour, and savory pickling…

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Tahu Goreng Sambal Sereh - Fried Tofu with Spicy Lemongrass Relish

Our family is tofu lovers, so our tofu recipes have been growing nicely over the years. If you need a new tofu recipe, do give this tahu goreng sambal sereh -…

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Enoki and Shirataki Stir Fry

This easy enoki shirataki stir fry is a very good Japanese vegetarian dish for those who need some quick filling meal. Shirataki is noodles made from konjac,…

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15 Minutes Eggplant with Spicy Soy Sauce

Let’s talk a bit about this 15 minutes eggplant spicy soy sauce. I think this is an awesome summer dish because one, it takes less than 15 minutes from…

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