Indonesian salad served with a super awesome peanut sauce with a tang of tamarind, sweetness of palm sugar, the umami of shrimp paste, and a kick of chili.
On your next Asian market trip, get some yam/sweet potato/cassava leaves, and learn how to make this delicious and iconic Indonesian gulai daun singkong.
Crescent-shaped vanilla almond cookies, with tender and melt-in-your-mouth texture. Perfect to celebrate Chinese New Year, Christmas, and other special events.
You will eat more vegetables when you cook lodeh (Indonesian vegetable stew in coconut milk). Perfect for festive events with lontong, opor, and sambal.
Kroket panggang/baked croquette (Shepard's pie) is easy to prepare and will bring a smile to everyone's face. Make this when you want a fuss-free kroket.
Roast potatoes don't have to be boring. Use your homemade sambal goreng (fried chili paste) to cook this easy and mouthwatering spicy roast potatoes.
With a large batch of sambal goreng (fried chili paste) at home, you can quickly whip up sambal goreng dishes with fish, chicken, eggs, and even potatoes.
Indonesian dendeng age is ground beef cooked with plenty of spices, palm sugar, and kecap manis. This sweet and spicy beef is the perfect side for nasi gurih or steamed rice.
A rich butter cake with bright green color from natural extract of pandan leaves and coconut milk. A slice of this will transport you to tropical islands!
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.
Making homemade Indonesian chicken meatballs (bakso ayam) at home. You can enjoy the meatballs as is, or use them in many other Indonesian recipes.
When the temperature drops, I like to make some wedang (Indonesian hot tea) to warm my body. This ginger and lemongrass version is really easy and tasty.