Daily Cooking Quest

easy Indonesian recipes

Chicken in Ginger and Soy Sauce

Me and my little brothers used to stay with our Grandma when we were little. I remember us being extremely picky about our food, which must have caused her endless headache. But whenever she cooked this dish, we would all be asking for seconds. It remains as one of my favorite dish as I am sure it must be so for my brothers as well :)

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Perkedel Tahu - Tofu Fritters

Another take on the ever present perkedel in Indonesia, this time with tofu as the main ingredient.

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Perkedel Kentang - Potato Fritters

A ubiquitous everyday side dish in Indonesian popular for lunch or dinner. The humble perkedel is tasty and filling, and is easily found everywhere, from street hawkers, little family restaurants, all the way to fancy formal banquet. Interestingly, the name is derived from “frikandel”, a Dutch term for deep fried mince meat patties. It becomes perkedel when we adopt it into our cuisine. Other varieties of perkedel also exist, such as perkedel tahu (tofu fritters), perkedel tempe (tempeh…

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