Indonesian Recipes


Nasi Uduk – Lemongrass-Scented Coconut Rice

Nasi Uduk – Lemongrass-Scented Coconut Rice

My attempt at the Indonesian spice cake called spekkoek was a complete disaster, so weaseling my way into the this month’s edition of WTSIM means that I have to go with Plan B.
There is no Plan B, so let’s see what’s in the fridge:

Sriracha – Not much use in Indonesian cookery as far as I [...]

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Simple Stir-Fry: Shanghai Bok Choy

Simple Stir-Fry: Shanghai Bok Choy

Some variation of tumis sayur, a side dish of stir-fried greens, is often found on the Indonesian, Malaysian, and Singaporean dinner table. Three ingredients — Shanghai bok choy, garlic, and fresh chiles — come together within minutes to create a simple but satisfying addition to any meal. The fresh chiles are essential in this dish. [...]

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Indonesian Nutmeg Tea Cookies – Kue Kering

Indonesian Nutmeg Tea Cookies – Kue Kering

Somehow I ended up bringing home more nutmeg than I can realistically use in a lifetime. I get way too excited when visiting Middle Eastern and Indian groceries and end up buying spices cheap and in bulk. Five pounds of turmeric for the price charged at Whole Foods for a thimble-full? Why the hell not. [...]

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