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…

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…

Cloudy and rainy day in a pot

It starts getting cooler here today, it is cloudy, a little rain here and there. Looks gloomy outside, the color just reminding me of a bowl of mushroom risotto. So I decided to make them. My boys are still sleeping, but worry not, instant pot will keep it warm for them. If you are too…

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…

8 minutes Spaghetti

Ever Since I tried to cook spaghetti in Instant Pot, I never go back to the stove method anymore. I mean why using 2 pots when you can use just 1 pot? There was time I was thrilled to be able to cook my spaghetti in the microwave using my Pampered Chef Deep Covered Baker,…

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…

Updated – Instant Pot on Sale AGAIN!!

Just a quick note..Amazon has Instant Pot on sale AGAIN today. Not as low as at Black Friday last month but still a very good deal for $79. ** Updated the new sale pricing for 6 quarts today is $99 while the 8 quarts is $129.95 Grab it while it last. I wish they have…

Christmas is around the corner

Literally around the corner. I don’t know about you, but I am so not ready. Looking back..I was never ready for it. Work usually gets so busy around the holiday, where people place their orders a week before Christmas and expect that we are part of Santa’s crews that will make it happen for them….

Cold day saved by Instant Pot

You know..I got jealous when I heard it’s snowing somewhere else. I guess I just have to be happy that at least it is cooler now here in the Lonestar state. I have been wanting to make chili but without the beans of course. My husband does not like beans at all. ¬†While watching Limitless…

Zuppa de Toscana in Instant Pot

It started to get cooler here in Texas. It’s perfect for soup and stew. One of my son’s, well my family’s, favorite is zuppa de toscana. We love it so much that we can eat this anytime. That actually comes out from the mouth of my 10 years old. He literally doesn’t mind eating this…