Daily Cooking Quest

Side Dish Recipes

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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Fried Pork Wontons

Mention wontons and people immediately conjure up the image of steaming hot soup, which is not bad, but fried wontons are actually so much better. Of course…

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Kimchi Pancake with Tangy Dipping Sauce

Kimchi is a really handy item to stock at home, it is refreshingly good as a side dish, or when cook with fried rice, and it is one of the easiest and tastiest…

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15 Minutes Mushroom Teriyaki

15 minutes mushroom teriyaki is a perfect choice when you are busy but still want to enjoy a delicious healthy vegan meal with minimal pantry ingredients.

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Talas Goreng - Taro Fritters

When I was still in primary school, one of my favorite snack is talas goreng (taro fritters) sold nearby my school. The seller has a metal box attached to the…

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Orek Tahu Tauco - Tofu in Spicy Soy Bean Sauce

You want to know what’s the most time consuming this in this tofu dish? It’s frying the tofu actually, so if you can buy already fried tofu cubes…

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Tahu Goreng Bumbu Kuning - Turmeric and Spiced Fried Tofu

There are so many delicious tofu dishes in Indonesia, and this tahu goreng bumbu kuning (turmeric and spiced fried tofu) is one of our favorite. First, tofu is…

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Kale Sambal Berambang - Sautéed Kale with Chili and Tamarind Sambal

Another post on kale. This is a really simple recipe since it is just sauteéd kale paired with sambal berambang (a.k.a. shallot chili sauce). Sambal berambang…

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Sautéed Kale and Shirasu

Kale is one of the vegetables that I have been trying to eat more since it has a higher vitamin and mineral content compared to spinach, which has always been…

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Kyoto Style Tofu and Shimeji in Ankake Sauce

Kyoto cuisine is famous for its delicate subtle flavor, just like this dish. Most of Kyoto dishes rely heavily on a good dashi stock, then subtly flavored with…

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Gulai Telur Padang - Eggs Braised in Spicy Coconut Broth

Eggs are my go to easy dishes. I love making hard boiled eggs, and then further cook them in delicious sauces like this gulai Padang sauce. You can fry the hard…

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Gulai Kale - Kale in Spicy Coconut Broth

Kale is not a commonly found vegetables in Indonesia. Gulai kale - kale in spicy coconut broth traditionally uses either cassava leaves (Indonesian: daun…

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