Blessing in life

It’s been a while since my last post here. Life have been hectic since before Thanksgiving. Between work and life in general. From stress at work due to the holiday and issue with people at work, to the holiday craziness. But everything that happened, I believe happened for a reason. I might not the most…

Not a white Christmas

Texas ya’ll! No white Christmas. As always we spend our Christmas at my mother in law’s. We eat, open presents and then game while having our dessert and coffee. As the kids are older, teenager stage here, I found gifting is a challenge. It’s not as easy as before. Well when they were young Santa…

What’s cooking

Instant pot still is my best friend. I seriously rarely use my stove. Instant pot is my number one. Then air fryer and my electric wok. Before I move on to what’s cooking these days, I need to praise Instant pot and Cuisinart for their service. I had an error with Instant pot before that…

The kitchen never sleeps

That’s what some of my friends said. My kitchen never sleeps. Well I work from home. My “office” is few steps away from my kitchen. I love cooking, baking anything kitchen activities. Well not into cookies much though. I like easy process. Fast and simple. If I found a recipe that takes a long time,…

Noodles

Oodles of noodles been the story in my house for a while now. started when I decided to take my pasta maker out from the cave where it hibernate. Then the taste of fresh homemade noodles, brought back my wish list I have from last year, the Phillip’s pasta maker. If you know me, I…

Me and my life

Well guys, I have decided to take a break from Facebook. Not gonna post or try not to do anything there for now. The reason I am using Facebook was to get in touch with my family back home. And post picture of my activity not because I want everyone to see or know where…

Dead tired but Happy

Yes I am dead tired today. Feel like going to get myself a massage. I took few days off since Thursday to make my sweet rolls to sell at a local Indonesian food festival, but turned out my 2 sales reps I am assisting with are also taking off, so I ended up not able…

Air Fryer Donut

Once upon a time there was this craving for donut in the middle of the night, where all those yummy donut stores are closed. Yes! I don’t understand why they only open in the morning. We can eat donuts anytime right??? Donut shops in Jakarta open 24/7. Lots of yummy food stalls are opening at…

Roti isi, sweet rolls with filling

Growing up in Jakarta, Indonesia and spoiled with so many variety of what I call yumminess. Everyday in front of our house there’s people drive by selling food from grocery in the cart to snacks, noodle, fried rice, chicken satay, fried chicken, you name it. Among them also bread, buns, rolls whatever you want to…

Ayam Tomat

This morning, I woke up with this craving for my mom ayam tomat. Basically chicken soup cooked with just ginger, garlic, and cut up tomatoes, seasoned with a little salt, white pepper and a splash of fish sauce. I checked my pantry for rice and guess what… I ran out of rice. Shame on me..what…