Pandan chiffon cake

This pandan flavor is big in Asia. We use so many of this pandanus leaves in our cooking. Mostly desserts. Chiffon cake with pandan flavor is one of the most love. Maybe because we grow up having this soft and fluffy cake. We use pandan sometimes when cooking our rice, to get that fragrant. You…

Bihun goreng – Fried rice noodle

Simple dinner tonight. Monkey see monkey do edition. Daily food and cooking discussion with my group of ladies 😊. One made this bihun goreng yesterday and the impact was another one made the dish this afternoon. Oh guess what? This monkey err I mean little piggy went to the market..not market, more like pantry..grabbed the…

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…

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,…

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…

Lapis Legit

What is kue lapis legit ? My answer is a very rich thousand layers cake that so rich and yummy and dense yet melt in your mouth and you do not want to know what makes it oh so darn good and sinfulicious. That and the spekkoek spices aroma as you eat them layer by…

Bubur kacang ijo

Where I came from, Indonesia, we eat mung bean as a dessert drinks, serve warm or cold with ice. I have been craving for this and since tonight the weather is cooler, I think it is perfect for this. Instant pot definitely make it easy. I did 15 minutes tonight, but I think 12 minutes…

Just gotta utilize my Instant Pot

Yepp that title really said it all. That’s what I always think whenever I read a recipe or want to make something. How can I do that in Instant Pot. Not that I hate my stove,  no no no. Don’t want to let the stove heard that. I still need her for my baking, or…

Happy new year! Welcome 2017!

Happy new year! Cheers to a better year! Tradition ia we have to have some blacked eyed pea for the new year. So we went ti Walmart last night to grabbed some. Whilst we were there, B overheard a couple where the wife got pretty upset with her husband as they could not find any…

Ham and pineapple fried rice in Instant Pot

Second round of utilizing leftover ham. Simple, easy one pot dinner. I made fried rice in instant pot before but I can’t remember what or how I did it. I browse online, and found one recipe using brown rice and Multigrain function which take 40 minutes. I am using jasmine rice so I don’t think…