Spicy Indonesian rice pilaf made with white rice, fragrant spices paste, dried sakura shrimp and leunca (black nightshades). Easy to make and a great rice dish for a family gathering or any entertaining. It’s very filling so it’s ideal as a side dish or a main dish. Continue Reading
Rice & Grains
Kue kembang seruni is a chrysanthemum-shaped Indonesian dessert with soft and sticky glutinous rice flour skin and sweetened mashed potato filling. To get soft and sticky skin we use the combination of glutinous rice flour, all-purpose flour and coconut milk. Continue Reading
Harira or harira soup is a hearty and warming Moroccan soup made with dried chickpeas and lentils and cooked with beef or lamb, making it filling and satisfying meal. This tomato-based soup often eaten with dates to break the fast during Ramadan. Continue Reading
Kue talam is a classic Indonesian steamed cake. There are several variations of kue talam; sweet and savoury. The savoury kue talam made with a combination of rice flour and tapioca starch, it gives a soft and bouncy texture to the steamed cake. Continue Reading
These chicken and cream cheese taquitos are sinfully delicious and it’s so easy to make. Whole wheat tortillas filled with rotisserie chicken, canned black bean, cream cheese and sharp cheddar cheese and then baked or fried until crispy. Continue Reading
This unleavened Indian flatbread filled with chopped cabbage sauteed with onion, ginger, green chilli, spices and lots of red chilli powder. You can serve this spicy cabbage paratha with yoghurt, achar and a dollop of butter.
This coconut chana dal has an amazing hearty texture, nutritious, filling, freezes well and it’s seriously good. I like to eat it with homemade roti or chapati, but it also tastes great with warm basmati rice. Continue Reading