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]

Fried Tempeh

Fried tempeh is one of my favorite food. In Indonesia I ate it almost as daily snack, but since I live in Germany, it’s quite rarely to eat this. First, I have to go to Asian shop and take a look for this delicious food, but sometimes it’s not always there. It’s a luxurious day… [read more]

Mie Goreng – Indonesian Fried Noodles

Mie goreng/ bami goreng or known as fried noodle is a common dish in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. It’s made from yellow noodles, fried in cooking oil with prawn, chicken or beef. Combine with vegetables, egg, tomato or cabagge. Mie goreng can be found everywhere in Indonesia, from street vendors to restaurants. Normally taste spicy… [read more]