Hot and spicy terong balado (eggplants with chili sauce) just like the one you get in a decent Padang restaurant.
An easy recipe to prepare mun tahu, a Chinese Indonesian braised silken tofu dish, with ground chicken, drenched in thick savory garlic ginger sauce.
How to cook bakwan sayur (Indonesian vegetable fritters) at home, choosing the vegetable mix, and tips to get crispy bakwan.
Fluffy and flavorful bitter melon and egg frittata. This recipe is a very nice introduction to prepare and enjoy bitter melon.
Make a traditional Japanese simmered dish (nimono) using acorn squash. With only a handful of ingredients, you can fully enjoy the bounty of the Fall harvest.
Zucchini pancakes are really easy to make. Treat it as breakfast, or one of the many side dishes for lunch/dinner, or snack.
Sambal tauco labu siam (chayote in spicy soy beans sauce) is a staple side dish in many Indonesian rice dishes, such as nasi liwet and nasi rames, but can be enjoyed as stand-alone side dish too in daily meals.
An oven-baked version of bakwan jagung (Indonesian corn fritters) recipe. Easier, quicker, and less oil compared to regular deep-fried version.
Bakwan jagung (corn fritters), a popular Indonesian street food, prepared in the fashion of Korean pancake. Serve with sambal kecap tomat.
Bite-size deep-fried chicken thigh is a standard Japanese izakaya/pub fare. These are super easy to make, and pairs really well with a glass of cold beer.
Young jackfruit is a very common vegetables in Indonesia. Each region has its own signature young jackfruit dish. In Medan where I grew up, our signature dish…