Klappertaart or literally means coconut tart is a Dutch-influenced dessert from Manado, North Sulawesi. Despite its name coconut tart, but the texture of this dessert more like baked custard. Some recipe whip the egg white separately and then fold it … Continue reading
Rendang is a dry-braised beef curry from Minangkabau highlands of West Sumatra, Indonesia. For Minangkabau ethnic group rendang is a sacred food and often served at ceremonial occasion and to honored special guest. Other than in Indonesia rendang also popular … Continue reading
My family is not a big fan of pete but sometimes we like to use it some dishes. For me pete best eaten with spicy food or combined with other other strongly flavoured food such as sambal, sambal goreng, salted dried fish, shrimp or shrimp paste. We just buy pete when its cheap and abundant and keep it in storage or you can freezing it. Continue reading
I adapted this recipe from Sundanese food-ulukutek leunca. Ulukutek leunca usually made from oncom and leunca (black nightshade), but today I can’t find oncom so I use tempe.
Beside used as a traditional medicine, black nightshade usually used as a food in Asian country such as Indonesia and India.
I ate this curry since early childhood.I remember often my mom make this curry not only for Eid celebration but also made it when guest from abroad come to visit, even thought this curry a bit too spicy for their palate but they enjoyed it. We call it grandma’s curry because the recipe handed down from grandma to my mother and aunts. Even though come from the same recipe, but my mom’s curry a bit different with aunt M’s curry. My mom’s curry a bit more spicy and thick while aunt M’s curry taste more like Indian curry. Continue reading