Many of Indonesian dishes require chili paste as the base of the spices. Chili paste or what we called, sambal also used as a condiment in almost every meal. Although you can buy the ready-made Sambal Oelek (chili paste) in a jar in most of shops, I make my own as it taste more original. I will make it in bulk, and simply divide it in different container and store some in the freezer. Continue reading Sambal (Chili) Paste
Due to the heat, South East Asian countries has the most refreshing, interesting iced-drinks. Iced-drinks can be drunk anytime, as starter, with the meal, as dessert… we don’t have a specific time, specific meals… Asians like eating… anytime..no rules 🙂 Continue reading Litchi Iced Drink
This is one of my best finding in my kitchen in order to live more healthy lifestyle: Fresh Juice! My boys are very picky when it comes to vegetables. Alhamdulillah they like fruits though. I used to give them supplements and vitamins to enhance their immune system. But then I have found much better solution to these little guys lack of veggies intake: juice! Work much better to enhance their immunity than vitamins tablets! Continue reading Juice Recipes 1 & 2
Nasi Uduk is a steamed rice cooked in coconut milk or cream, originally from Jakarta. The coconut milk and some ingredients in the rice makes beautiful aroma and taste. Similar dish to Nasi Lemak from Malaysia. Continue reading Nasi Uduk (Coconut Rice)
Ahh… another Asian eateries opened in Claremont right opposite Cavendish Square. It’s called TeAwesome Tea and Juice Bar.
TeAwesome is no longer in Cavendish Square. We will inform you when they are settled in a new location. TeAwesome, however, can still be found in markets.
Nothing beats freshly baked goodies aroma and taste! However, sometimes on Sundays I don’t feel spending too long in the kitchen, that’s when my collection of Easymix Snowflake come out of the cupboard 🙂 Continue reading Snowflake Vanilla Flavoured Muffin with Filling
Last Saturday I was in Thailand for a day, well, it felt like it 🙂 I was transported from Gordon’s Bay to Thailand, in a beautiful spa garden, Mukda Thai Spa. This outfit helped me to feel more in Asia. Perfect for modest summer wear. I mixed the trendy monochrome tropical sarong with a cool white top. Continue reading Modest Tropical Sarong OOTD