Daily Cooking Quest

Vegetarian Recipes

Wajik - Sticky Rice in Palm Sugar and Pandan Leaves

Learn how to prepare wajik (Indonesian sticky rice cakes) with only 4 ingredients: white sticky rice, coconut milk, palm sugar, and pandan leaves. Vegan and gluten-free.

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Chwee Kueh - Water Cake With Preserved Radish

How to cook chwee kueh (water cakes) at home with a steamer or a microwave. These cakes are delicious with the generous amount of preserved radish topping.

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Chai Po Neng - Preserved Radish Omelette

Five ingredients are all you need to prepare Chinese preserved radish omelette (chai po neng) at home. Use vegetable stock for a vegetarian friendly dish.

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Longan and Snow Fungus Sweet Soup

An easy recipe to prepare Chinese longan and snow fungus sweet soup, with jujube/red dates and lotus seeds. Vegan, gluten-free, and sugar-free.

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Chinese Savory Steamed Egg Custard

How to create silky smooth Chinese savory steamed egg custard with only eggs, stock, and salt. With topping ideas to go with the steamed egg custard.

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Terong Balado - Eggplants with Chili Sauce

Hot and spicy terong balado (eggplants with chili sauce) just like the one you get in a decent Padang restaurant.

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Bakwan Sayur - Vegetables Fritter

How to cook bakwan sayur (Indonesian vegetable fritters) at home, choosing the vegetable mix, and tips to get crispy bakwan.

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Red Dates, Goji Berries, and Longan Jelly

Pretty deep ruby red jelly from Chinese red dates (jujube), goji berries, longan, and pandan leaves. Use agar powder or konnyaku jelly powder to make this vegan friendly and gluten-free dessert.

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Mochi Sesame Seeds

Make hawker-style mochi coated with sesame seeds and sugar just like the one sold in many Asian countries.

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Matcha Kanten Mizu Yokan

Easy two-layer agar-agar Japanese dessert. The base layer is mizu yokan, which is basically red bean paste (anko) agar-agar. And the top layer is matcha kanten.

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Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini pancakes are really easy to make. Treat it as breakfast, or one of the many side dishes for lunch/dinner, or snack.

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Five Spice Braised Peanuts

Super easy recipe to make old fashioned Chinese five spice braised peanuts even a newbie cook can replicate at home.

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