Review: OTW Food Street

One of my office’s pal favorite lunch place is a coffee corner named Kwang Koan. As today which happen to be a cloudy and sleepy day, we’re craving for rice and coffee, so the perfect choice is that coffee shop. Unfortunately, they only sell coffee and pork bun today, while we need carbs! It happen…

Review: Bossman Burger

Been two weeks since my last trip to Bali, but still I can’t move on from the feeling and taste of Bali food. Some of them’re Balinese cuisine, others are mix culture or contemporary food and some of them are junk food, but.. not this one! Bossman burger is a new burger bar hype in…

Recipe: Spaghetti Sambal Matah

Howdy, been a long time since my last post, and it’s been a busy week after coming back from Indonesia heaven, Bali!!! Now, let me write a recipe about how to combine the great pasta of Italy with the exotic Balinese touch. Sambal Matah is a Balinese word meaning unrefined chili. It’s easy to make,…

Review: Cuca Bali

Hey guys, I’m taking my vitamin SEA at Bali!! Best place to visit here in Indonesia, woohoo!! Staying at Rimba Jimbaran, awards winning hotel surrounded by culinary destination, and there’s this one food bar people talking about, also numbered one in Trip Advisor for Best Jimbaran Restaurant. Couldn’t agree more! Sigbboard read Cuca. It’s a…

Recipe: Rendang stuffed Pork Loin

In 2011, Rendang voted as no.1 most delicious food in the world held by CNN International. Originated from Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, rendang is a food full of Minangkabau (one of Indonesian etchnic) philosophy. The meat, coconut milk, chilli and even the ground spices, each held a meaning towards Minang people’s culture. Originally, rendang is a spicy…

Recipe: Pan cooked Gindara Fish with Paprika Sauce

Today I went to my parent’s home and found out that my dad only cooked a little beef yakiniku. Luckily, I just bought Gindara fish fillet home, so I see what I can cook. After a little messy time in the kitchen, i found some baby potatoes, lemon and hey.. paprika powder. Ok, so here’s…

Recipe: Braised Pork in Wine and Soy Sauce

One of the best way to cook pork is slowly braised the meat in the marinade sauce. For a juicy meat, use the pork belly, but for a more tender part, as in this recipe, use pork arm or pork kapsim in Chinese. For 2 person, I’ve got a 200gr pork arm. Seasoned with a…

Review: Fook Yew Shanghai Bistro

Ismaya Group, one of the lifestyle and hospitality leader in Indonesia is famous with their outstanding bistro and cafe themed. One of the best of their creation is Fook Yew Shanghai Bistro. As stated in the name, Fook Yew Shanghai Bistro and Bubble Tea Lab serves the classic Shanghai street food with Sheng Jian Bao and…

Review:St.Marc Cafe Jakarta

In 1987, the first St.Marc Cafe was opened at Ginza Maronie Boulevard in Tokyo. It took 27 years long for them to expend their shop to Jakarta, Indonesia! But, hey, at least now there’s a St.Marc Cafe in my town right 🙂 For a famous chain store to launch in Indonesia, I found it surprisingly that…

Recipe: Basil Cheddar Pesto

Pesto is one of the simplest yet awesome pasta sauce to be made. Instead of parmesan, I used cheddar for this pesto, which some people will find it odd, but it really gives that creamy texture to the pesto. For the pesto itself, I use a bunch of basil leaves, four cloves of garlic, one…

Recipe: Butter Garlic Shrimp Farfalle

Hello 2016!!! New year new me?? so mainstream, how about new year new pasta? I’d never cooked a farfalle before, but hey.. it turns out very nice and creamy and wow!! Ok here the ingredients you need (forgive me to not include the butter in my photo, but I used unsulted Anchor butter) First, you…

Recipe: Easy Rib Eye Steak

Just when I’m going back from office today, my phone ring and there’s my wife name (for a married couple, you’ll know how horror that sound!! hiiii… – ok juz kidding). She told me that there’re two of her friends will come to have a dinner with us, and what can i cook for them….