Bapao (“big bun”) is a steamed bun with a meat or sweet filling. It is actually a dim sum, invented by Cantonese immigrants who traveled from China to several parts of Asia, introducing this wonderful big bun to many other Oriental kitchens. The bapao made its way into the Dutch kitchen via Indonesia, when it … More Chicken Bapao
I’m having some wonderful instant noodles from the brand IndoMie right now, with fresh veggies of course. I LOVE IT! I just love the Chicken Special Flavored instant noodles from this brand. I don’t eat pork, but I make an exception for the IndoMie version. YUM! FYI: This is not a commercial; I just can’t … More Have I mentioned how much I love IndoMie?
I was shocked the other day that some people don’t know how to prepare Instant IndoMie! I was at an Indonesian festival this weekend where they sold all sorts of variations of this great Instant Noodle Soup brand. Some people assumed they could just unpack the uncooked noodles and eat the RAW noodles as is; … More Rich Chicken Noodle Soup
Another typical Indonesian recipe for you. This is a nice dish you can serve during breakfast or for dessert. We actually just had some this morning. It’s very nourishing and filling. Bubur Ketan Hitam is actually a sticky black rice pudding. Kids will love it too. Most of these ingredients are found in your local … More Bubur Ketan Hitam recipe
Pisang Goreng (Indonesian fried bananas) These fried bananas are very popular in Indonesia. In my family, we eat them as a treat during special occasions like fairs and holidays or for dessert during special family get togethers. Don’t use normal yellow bananas for this recipe. That’s a big no no in my family traditions. For … More Pisang Goreng