Baba ghanoush

Finally I can make baba ghanoush, the first time I knew it was as I worked at 5-star hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia. One of the menu is Lebanese mezze platter; it’s selection of small dishes serve as appetizer. The mezze platter consist of  hummus, tabbouleh, baba ghanoush, köfte and pita bread. I’ve made hummus before… [read more]

Indonesian Eggplant Chili Sauce

Indonesian eggplant chili sauce or known as “Terong Balado“. It’s stir-fry cubed eggplant, combine with chili mixture, the mixture of the chili can be vary. On this recipe I used Chili tomato sauce (sambal tomat) made from grind of red chilies, shallot, garlic, tomato, salt and palm sugar. This is our favorite recipe as Indonesian people.… [read more]

Garlic Balsamic Eggplant

Anybody like to eat eggplant? I eat it maybe once per month, so rarely. It’s because I don’t know how to prepare delicious dish with eggplant. Like always, I surfed on internet and found many recipes with eggplant, but most of it are baked in a oven, maybe I’m to lazy to turn on the… [read more]

Grilled Eggplant Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

I’ve made appetizer dish for my dinner with grilled eggplant, served with cucumber yogurt sauce. This grilled eggplant with yogurt sauce recipe is  inspired by MarthaStewart.Com. You have to cut the eggplant lengthwise, brush with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and grill it. For the sauce, grate the cucumber, you don’t have to peel… [read more]