Biji Salak

Biji Salak or known as Indonesian sweet potato dumplings with palm sugar and coconut milk sauce is traditional dessert that normally serve during Ramadan for breaking the fast. It’s gluten free and vegan. I steamed the sweet potatoes for this recipe (peeled, cut into cubes, steamed and mashed it), you can also roast it first… [read more]

Klepon or Sweet Glutinous Rice Balls

The sweet glutinous rice balls is one of popular Indonesian bite-sized snack, it’s boiled green-coloured balls of rice cake filled with palm sugar and coated in grated coconut. The dough is made from glutinous rice flour, flavoured and coloured with paste of pandan. In Indonesia, you can enjoy this snack anytime but it would be… [read more]

Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang is a famous traditional Indonesian food. It is slow cooked beef meat cooked in coconut milk and paste of spices (shallot, garlic, chili, ginger, galangal and lemongrass). It took patience to cook this dish because of the method of cooking, the meat becomes tender from slow cooking process and absorb all the spices.… [read more]

Indonesian pineapple cookies or Kue Nastar

Nastar or known as pineapple tart cookie is usually served on Muslim holiday celebration “Eid al Fitr or Idul Fitri” in Indonesia. My mom always make this cookies at home rather than buy it at stores. It took patience to make this cookies because for the pineapple filling you need fresh pineapple; peeled, grated or… [read more]

Tempeh Satay with Peanut Sauce

As an Indonesian, Tempe dish is always our favorite menu . It’s traditional fermented soybeans in cake form that rich in protein. Nowadays it’s popular worldwide as vegetarian cuisine. I’ve cooked tempeh in a lot of different ways, for example; Fried Tempeh, Tempeh Sweet Soy Sauce (Oseng Tempe), Tempe Mendoan and Tempeh Green Chili Soy Sauce (Tempe Cabe… [read more]

Indonesian sautéed water spinach

Indonesian sautéed water spinach or in Bahasa Indonesia called ‘Tumis Kangkung’ is favorite traditional Indonesian cuisine. This is my favorite dish, I eat this normally with steamed white rice and fried tempeh, you can find this water spinach vegetable at Asia store. Take a look of the water spinach picture down below;

Fried Tempeh Sweet Soy Sauce

Tempeh is a traditional soy product originally from Indonesia, it’s fermented soybeans. It’s quiet difficult to find it in Germany, you have to go to Asian shop and it’s not everyday available. For people who is vegetarian or vegan, they’ll love this dish. This time I made fried tempeh sweet soy sauce – deep fried… [read more]