(2019 Post) : Pontianak-Styled Fried Egg


Hello, welcome to 2019! It’s been a while I hadn’t been writing over here, particularly since my mom had kicked a bucket of daisy 10 months ago ( I missed her so much) and let me try to do something s**t to be blogged again. I start from my childhood favourite breakfast.. When I was…

(Reflection) : Halal Bacang (肉粽) or Zongzi (粽子)


Bacang (肉粽) or Zongzi (粽子) has already been well-known in Indonesia along with Chinese immigrations hundred years ago. Then, the dish -which is still one roof with lemper, lontong, arem-arem etc- derives into two versions in accordance to the condition and religious reason. The first is surely traditional bacang which in many ocassions is filled…

(Goody Foody Indonesia) : Kripik Paria/Bitter gourd crackers


I love bitter gourd, though I don’t eat it often. Among Indonesians it’s called paria (Indonesian, Bima, Bugisnese, Batak, Makassarese, Sundanese), pare (Javanese), prien (Gayo), kambeh (Minangkabau), pepareh (Madurese), peria (Malay), pania (Timorese), popari (Manado), papare (Betawian) and many more local names. It’s widely known among Asians and Caribbeans as medical plant despite of its…

(Recipe Me) : Nono’s Pilaf – My own version


When I read about Pilaf/Pilav/Pulao/Pholao/Pilafi/Palau whatever it bears the name, I found it is simply like a rice cooked with broth and mix with meat , fruir or/and veggies in one dish as well as depend on local’s taste. It is famous from Eastern Europe, Middle East, Central Asia until South Asia and Africa. Different…

(Cookblog Challenge) : TUMIS LABU KUNING GILA / THE CRAZY SAUTEED YELLOW


Tumis labu kuning gila ini sebenarnya ide dadakan yang saya dapat ketika sedang berada di pasar untuk membeli bahan baku sup ayam. Terinspirasi dari sebuah acara kuliner di televisi swasta, saya akhirnya putuskan untuk membuat menu ini dengan segala kegilaan. Karena dadakan, dan asal cemplang-cemplung dengan khidmatnya. Ditambah gila karena bahan bakunya juga seadanya yang…

(Explore Tangerang) : The Legendary Ketchup


Another side of Tangerang Old City is its legendary traditional ketchups or soy sauce. There are still two operating ketchup factories around Old City. One in Pasar Lama and another in Pasar Anyar. One is Kecap Cap Istana (established since 1880s) and SH or Kecap Benteng (since 1920). The first one is produced sparsely and…

(Explore Tangerang) : Enjoying The Asinan


Well, asinan is one of local dish can be found in Jakarta, Tangerang, Bogor and Bekasi. It’s derived from the word asin or salty where it consists of salted solution soaked vegetables or fruits. This is one of my favourite treat for culinary adventures. I found one of the delicious asinan in Pasar Lama Tangerang…

(Explore Tangerang) : Laksa Bogor vs Laksa Tangerang


Well, I think I have already been laksa freak. I ever had asam laksa in Malaysia 8 years ago, but after years I finally found laksa again, but in Jakarta, Tangerang and Bogor. As a matter of fact, I can compare between Laksa Tangerang and Laksa Bogor. Those are typical dishes from peranakan cuisine and…

(Goody Foody Indonesia) : The Foodgasm -Soto Manggala of Central Kalimantan


This is one part of my favourite Kalimantan’s traditional food ( I prefer to call it Kalimantan to Borneo). It is called as Soto Manggala. Soto has already been part of Indonesian’s gastronomy and resembles to what Westerners call soup. Soto can be found from Sumatera till Papua Island with different variations in accordance to local tastes….

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : SARAPAN/ BREAKFAST (From Every Angle)


It’s been a while I haven’t sent any pictures for this challenges. There were lotsa things I had to do at work and meanwhile I’d got poor quota for my internet for almost two weeks. Today I spent my golden hours for preparing my breakfast and I remembered about this challenge. I just prepared cooked…

(Goody Foody Indonesia) : Semarang Styled Lunpia & Bomb Lunpia


Semarang-styled Lumpia Assalamualaikum Wr. Wb everyone! Bello there! After away for a while, let me reappear in this holy month. For Muslims, I’d like to greet you ‘Ramazan Kareem’, while for others I say ‘Have a Nice Day’. Well, I want to share about my experiences during my off-days. Sorry, It’s not offensive especially for…

(Sunday Reflection) : BLACK HAMBURGER/ HAMBURGER HITAM


Nowadays, culinary world is getting more and more creative. Innovations have already done to attract everyone. From vacuum packed rendang (West Sumatran spicy meat dish), jumbo sausage, super hot and spicy cassava crackers, curled crackers and many more. One of the innovative dish I never know is black hamburger. I found it when I was…