Klepon

Klepon is Indonesian’s sweet made from sticky glutinous rice flour with a round shape (about 3 cm diameter), melting sweet palm sugar inside and saluted with grated coconut on the outside. Klepon ...

Simple Chocolate Brownies

Simple easy to make chocolate brownies and ready in less than an hour, these rich, fudgy brownies are definitely a real winner. When cooked, the brownies will be slightly soft in the centre, but it wi...

Baking Terms Explained

Bake blind To bake a pastry case without a filling to prevent the base from going soggy. To do it by pricking the case with fork, you can line the base and inside with greaseproof paper or foil and we...

Sambal Kemiri

There many types of sambals in Indonesian, the variations are endless, so you will never get bored. One of my favourite sambal is the sambal kemiri or spicy sauce made from candlenuts, it has that spi...

Tempeh

Tempeh (also written as Tempe) is a soybean cake originally from Java in Indonesia. It is made by a natural culturing and controlled fermentation process (by soaking and cooking soybeans and inoculate...

Sup Kepala Ikan – Fish Head Soup

I went with my beloved family to a Thai restaurant a few weeks ago and guess what? The fish head soup was on the menu. It’s been a long time since I had my last fish head soup. Since Frank and m...

Tauco – Taotjo Sauce

Tauco or taotjo is simply an Indonesian style of fermented yellow soybean paste and is used in many Chinese-Indonesian and Sundanese cuisines.   The origin Tauco was brought to Indonesia by Chi...

Sambal Terasi – Sambal Belacan

Sambal terasi or sambal belacan is a typical Indonesian spicy chili sauce that is very popular and became the pride for Indonesian culinary. There are 2 variations of sambal terasi, raw and fried sam...

Sate Tahu – Tofu Satay

This is a recipe requested by one of my readers Sarah Eicher from Germany. Sate Tahu – Tofu Satay is already familiar to Indonesian culinary lovers, but this tofu satay is a little different fro...