Daily Cooking Quest

Vegetables Recipes

Sambal Tauco Labu Siam - Chayote in Spicy Fermented Soy Beans

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.

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Bakwan Jagung Panggang - Baked Corn Fritters

An oven-baked version of bakwan jagung (Indonesian corn fritters) recipe. Easier, quicker, and less oil compared to regular deep-fried version.

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Bakwan Jagung ala Pancake Korea - Corn Fritters ala Korean Pancake

Bakwan jagung (corn fritters), a popular Indonesian street food, prepared in the fashion of Korean pancake. Serve with sambal kecap tomat.

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Gochujang Hobak Jjigae - Spicy Zucchini Soup

Korean gochujang hobak jjigae is gochujang, zucchini, tofu, shiitake, and onion mingles together in wonderfully aromatic anchovy soup.

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Thai Red Curry Chicken & Cauliflower

When I am in a cooking rut, I tend to fall back to easy and quick recipes that get me reliably delicious result time after time. One such recipe is this Thai…

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Bok Choy Stir Fry with Oyster Sauce and Garlic Oil

Bok choy stir fry with oyster sauce and garlic oil is a perennial Chinese restaurant favorite menu. You can use my simple to follow recipe with any kind of Chinese greens to recreate this iconic Chinese dish at home.

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Sayur Gori - Jackfruit Stew in Coconut Milk

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…

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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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Crustless Spinach Quiche

What do you do when you have plenty of eggs and cheese along with a bunch of vegetables you are trying to use up? My favorite solution is to turn them into…

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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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