Super Simple Spicy Noodle


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As I mentioned before, noodle has always been my favorite carb-loaded dish. No matter how I try prevent myself from indulging the dish so much, I’m still drawn to it whenever it is available. So I kinda forgave myself from losing my control in Isetan when I found out that they were having dry noodle sale. They had a various range of dry noodle, from dry Udon,  dry Somen, dry Ramen, all the way to the famous Soba. I couldn’t help my self to give a try on every single sampler available, not that I enjoy the free-stuff, but of course I enjoy the free delicious noodle by any means! Continue reading

Back to basic: Meatless Today


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Tahu aka. Tofu and Tempe (both are made from soya bean) are my long time friend from childhood. When I was a kid, these were one of the daily meal that we had. They were cheap, quite filling and easy to find. You can find it everywhere in Indonesia. They have become one of our national dish. Continue reading

Still Small Chews: Faux Peach Cookies


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The last quarter of the year has always been the busiest time of the year. I’m not sure why but I always get multiple cake orders at the last quarter. Sometime it is quite challenging to balance the work, the cake order, and the recipe-trial-hobby at the same time. But if you ask me which one I like the most, I would have to choose the recipe trial. Not that I don’t enjoy doing the cake order, but I like the feeling of not knowing how the food is going to taste or look like. Well, most of the time it does not look like and taste the way how I expect it to be :)… (I have lots of kitchen failures – if you must know). But still it is just so curious and exciting to try new recipes.

For this new recipe, you are going to get another entry using nutty ingredients. Well, you can blame me for liking them so much. Continue reading

Back with small chew: Florentines


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The last couple of months were a down time for me. The work, the routine, the days, I think I really needed a break. Maybe  I needed a holiday.  But you see, life has no mercy, it keeps coming to you no matter how you feel, no matter how you are so tired of waking up in the morning and drag your self to the office.

But lets just move aside from this mumbling, complaining, non-related-to-food-blog topic to kitchen activities. Continue reading

Weekend Breakfast Menu# 2: Deconstructed Sandwich


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Now breakfast series menu#2. Deconstructed sandwich.

I have grown fond of baguette recently. I could buy that long loaf of pure carb and eat it all by myself on my way home from the train station. It has become my guilty pleasure, right up there, next to noodles. Continue reading


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