Tag Archives: Indonesian

easy indonesian nasi goreng

When I was a teacher ages ago and lived alone, I would cook enough food to make up 2 meals a day – one for dinner and the rest to…

assam batang curry

I was craving for batang. It is the local name for mackerel. I love batang!! Love! Love! Love! When I was pregnant with Aden, all I wanted to eat was…

grilled fish with sambal belacan in banana leaves

It is no secret that I love fish. Recently, I have also been pretty mad about my mortar and pestle. There is something very rewarding about pounding chillies and spices…

sambal belacan

There is this Malay stall near where we live, and they make this divine, totally-to-die-for sambal belacan fried rice. The fried rice is also served with small bite-sized pieces of…

sambal ikan bilis: sambal with dried anchovies

Call me a weirdo, but as much as I like quick and easy recipes, there are days when I really like making food the old-fashioned way. I like pounding chillis…

the best ayam goreng… ever!

I remember years ago, when I was studying in the old NIE (the one at Bukit Timah), there was this Malay stall that sold the yummiest fried chicken I have…