Tuesday, July 31, 2007


Oh my goodness...
cassava cake so delicioso.
I was browsing here and there.
i found this tasty cake recipe, Here

Its very easy to make and taste so good. Perfecto :)
In my country, Indonesians called it Kue Singkong.

- 2 Packets Frozen Grated Cassava

- 1 Can Coconut Milk (400 Ml)

- 2 Eggs, Beaten Separately

- 1 Cup + 1 Tbs White Sugar
- 2 Tbs Butter/Margarine, Melted

- 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1 Tsp Salt

1. In a Bowl, Mix all the ingredients except the melted butter/margarin
e. Stir together.
2. Pour the mixture into a greased dish. I used 20 cm x 28 cm Glasses dish
(Pyrex). Bake 350 F for 45 min.
3. Remove from the oven and brush the mixture with melted butter/margarine on the top of the cake.
4. Bake again for 30 min or until the edges is turning golden brown.

*Cassava, manioc, casava, or yuca (Manihot esculenta) is a woody shrub of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge family) native to South America that is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root. A major source of carbohydrates.

*Cassava is widely eaten in Indonesia and used as a staple food during hard times but has lower status than rice.
It is boiled or fried (after steaming), Baked under hot coals or added to desserts.

*Recipe Courtesy of
*Pictures Courtesy of Mysexykitchen and Here

Wednesday, July 25, 2007


Adios mio, I heart this Banana-Cheese Cake :)
What a nice combination eh? I'm Loving it for sure!
I got the recipe from the late Bunda Inong.

She's a very talented chef for sure, No doubt.

I copy the recipe from her cooking-site, here.
Thank you for sharing this yummy recipe :)

- 8 Egg Yolks
- 4 Egg Whites
- 250 gr White Sugar
- 250 gr All- Purpose Flour
- 1 Tsp Baking Powder
- 100 gr Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- 1 Tsp Lime Juice
- 150 gr Margarine (I use Blue Band brand)
- 4 Ripe Plantain Bananas (I use regular banana, Dole Brand)

1. Combine flour and baking powder, Sift together. Set aside.
2. Smashed banana until smooth, Add lime juice. Set aside.
3. Beat margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks one by one. Beat until thoroughly combined.
4. Add flour and mashed banana little by little, Stir carefully.
5. Add half of shredded cheddar cheese, Mix well. Beat Egg whites until fluffy and pour to the batter. Stir thoroughly.
6. Pour mixture onto chiffon pan or bundt pan. Sprinkle the last half of shredded cheddar cheese on top. Bake at 355 F for 45 min.

*Recipe Courtesy of Bunda Inong
*Picture Courtesy of Mysexykitchen

Tuesday, July 24, 2007


After trying different kinds of chocolate chip cookies recipe.
Yes, Finally i found the...
Best-Killer-Yummy chocolate chip cookies recipe ever.

It's very soft-chewy texture with chunks of chocolate chips.
Ooooooh i'm drooling over this cookies :)
I got this recipe from my
mom in-law.
Thank you so much for this killer recipe.

- 2 Eggs
- 1 Tbs Vanilla
- 1 Cup White Sugar
- 1 Cup Brown Sugar
- 1 Cup Unsalted Butter, Room Temperature
- 18 Oz Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips

*Sift together:
- 2 1/2 Cups Flour
- 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
- 1/8 Tsp Salt

1. Cream together butter, brown sugar, white sugar and add eggs one at a time. Beating well after each addition.
2. Stir in flour mixture and then stir in chocolate chips.
3. Drop by rounded or ice cream scoop onto ungreased baking sheets.
4. Bake 350 F for 15 min.

*Tips: The secret to scrumptious cookies is in the butter. Buy a real butter and a good one. It make lots of different, I swear.

*Recipe Courtesy of
Mom in-law
*Pictures Courtesy of Mysexykitchen


It call 3 layers cake because it contains of 3 layers.
(Yellow-Chocolate-Yellow) with a strawberry jam in each layers.

These cake so popular in my country (Indonesia) because of its richness flavor.
These cake is one of the best cake i have ever tasted.
I only makes 2 layers because i only have 2 baking pans
and i want it fast :)

- 15 Egg yolks
- 3 Egg Whites
- 125 gr All-Purpose Flour
- 185 gr White Sugar
- 150 Margarine, Melted
- 15 gr Cocoa/Chocolate Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Salt
- Seedless Strawberry Jam

1. Beat eggs (yolks and whites), sugar, salt, and vanilla until pale and fluffy.
2. Turn off the mixer, Add flour. Mix well. Pour melted margarine and stir thoroughly.
3. You needs 3 baking pans. Pour yellow mixture onto 2 baking pans and leave some for chocolate mixture. Add cocoa powder, Stir well and pour onto third baking pans.
4. Bake 350 F for 30 min.

*Recipe Courtesy of Here
*Picture Courtesy of Mysexykitchen

Sunday, July 22, 2007


This is a dessert from Indonesia.
We (Indonesians) called it Lupis.
Its sticky rice with sprinkle of shredded coconut and brown sugar sauce.
Taste so sweet and very tasty, My favorite one :)
Thanks Anna for sharing this recipe.

- 1 Cup Water
- 2 Cups Sticky Rice (Rinse, Soaked it for 2 hrs and drain)

- Banana Leaves (If u don't have one, A sandwich bag will do)
- Shredded Coconut (Steam for 5-10 min, Add little salt)
- 1 Tbs Lime Stone Paste or Slaked Lime (Kapur Sirih)

*For Brown Sauce:
- 3 Cups Water

- 2 Tbs White Sugar
- 1 Pandan Leaves, Tied together
- 1 Block Palm sugar or Peruvian Sugar

*Pandan, Lime stone Paste and Banana leaves can be bought at any Asian stores near you.

1. Combine 1 cup water with 1 tbs lime stone paste or Slaked lime, Stir well. Let stand 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until the water has almost cleared. Use the very faintly pink water with fine particles of suspended limestone dust in the recipes that require this crisping agent.
2. Sprinkle sticky rice with lime stone water. Roll and tied only one side of banana leave and pour sticky rice inside. Poke the side of banana leaves with toothpick.
3. Boil banana leave rolls into lots water. (Enough) to boil for 2 hrs or until its done.
4. In medium saucepan add 3 cups water, Palm or Peruvian sugar and pandan and stir over low heat until sugar dissolves and thick. Set aside.

*How to serve it: Sprinkle sticky rice with shredded coconut and pour palm sugar sauce on top.

*Lime Stone Paste or Slaked Lime (Kapur Sirih) is a paste obtained by grinding sea shells in a little liquid. This is the lime which is chewed with betelnuts, gambir and tobacco. A natural mineral water made with limestone is widely used in batters for fried foods and pastries as a key ingredient that promotes crispiness. It is also used to crisp up cucumbers for pickling and vegetables for salads.

*Banana leaves is the leaf of the Banana plant.

*Pandan leaves (Pandanus Amaryllifolius) are used in Southeast Asian cooking to add a distinct aroma to rice, curry and desserts.

*Recipe Courtesy of Anna
*Pictures Courtesy of Mysexykitchen, Here, Here, Here and Here

Wednesday, July 18, 2007


The best brownies i have ever tasted. Seriously delicious!
Its chocolate-y, Fudge-y with coconut flavor.
Original recipe from Martha Stewart.
And this lady modified it little bit.
Thanks for sharing this recipe both of you :)

- 8 Tbs Unsalted Butter, Cut into small pieces.
- 6 Oz Semi-sweet Mini Chocolate Chips
- 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Salt
- 2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
- 3 Eggs
- 2/3 Cup All-Purpose Flour
- 3/4 Cup White Sugar

*For Filling:
- 1 Egg
- 2 Tbs Sugar
- 1/2 Tsp Vanilla
- 2/3 Cup White Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 1/4 Cups Unsweetened Shredded Coconut

1. Combine butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl. Set over a pan of simmering water. Stir it until melted. Let it cool slightly.
2. Combine flour, baking powder and baking powder. Set a side.
3. Beat sugar into chocolate mixture. Add eggs one at the time and whisk it until smooth. Stir in vanilla and add flour mixture. Stir well.
4. Pour 1/3 cup of batter onto 8-inch pan, Spread evenly. Place filling about 1 tbs each into batter. Should be about 1-inch apart on top of batter.
5. Drizzle remaining batter on top and gently spread to fill the pan. Run a knife through the mixture to get a swirl effect.
6. Bake 325 F for 45-50 minutes. For filling: Stir together sugar, condensed milk, coconut, egg and vanilla in a bowl. Stir well.

*Recipe Courtesy of Here and Here
*Picture Courtesy of Mysexykitchen

Sunday, July 15, 2007


My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.
And they're like. Its better than yours.
Damn right, Its better than yours!
I can teach you, But i have to charge.

*Milkshake song by Kellis

My oh my i love Mango Lassi :)
Its so refreshing especially in summer time.
This Indian drink is like a mango milkshake.
Recipe courtesy of Jamie Oliver at Food network.

- 9 Oz Plain Yogurt
- 4 1/2 Oz Milk
- 4 1/2 Oz Canned Mango Pulp or 7 Oz from 3 fresh mango, Stoned and sliced.
- 4 Tsp Sugar to taste or feel free to try salt and cardamom seeds.

1. Put all ingredients into a blender and blend for 2 minutes.
2. Then pour into individual glasses and serve.
3. Feel free to try salt and cardamom seeds.
4. The lassi can be kept refrigerated for up to 24 hrs.

*I love adding cardamom seeds. Gives rich flavor to the lassi.

*Recipe Courtesy of Here
*Picture Courtesy of Mysexykitchen

Friday, July 13, 2007


This is a typical street food in my country. I love it :)
Made from smashed potatoes and vegetables.

- 6 Potatoes, Boil and smashed
- 2 Eggs (Separate yolks and whites)
- 2 Green Onions/Scallion, Finely Chopped
- 2 Tbs Celery Leaves, Finely Chopped
2 Tbs Fried Onion/ Fried Shallots
- 1 Tbs Minced Garlic
- 1/4 Tsp Nutmeg Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Salt
- 1/2 Tsp White Pepper Powder

1. Boil the potatoes, When its done peeled skin and smashed it until soft enough.
2. Combine potatoes with egg yolk, green onion, fried shallot, celery leaves, minced garlic, salt, nutmeg, and white pepper powder. Mix well.
3. Using a spoon, Make a ball the size of round ball. Pat flat into circle. Dip it into egg white mixture one by one.
4. Fry in hot oil until turning golden brown. Drain well in paper towels.

*Recipe and Picture Courtesy of Mysexykitchen

Thursday, July 12, 2007


This dish reminds me of...
My high school times. Good times indeed.

Originally from West Sumatra, Indonesia.
This is a very popular dish in my country
because of its spiciness flavor.

- 4 Tofu or Bean Curd, Slice into 8 small pieces
- 6 Boiled Eggs, Remove the skin

- 3 Kaffir Lime Leaves
- 1 Tsp Lime Juice

*Spice Mixture (Bumbu):
- 3 Shallots

- 1 Tomato
- 1 Tsp Salt
- 1 Tsp Sugar

- 2 Tbs Ground Fresh Chili Paste


1. Deep fry eggs and tofu until golden brown.
2. Pound or grind bumbu into paste. Fry bumbu paste in little hot oil until fragrant.
3. Add kaffir lime leaves and lime juice, Stir it about 2 min.
4. Lastly add tofu and eggs. Mix thoroughly and leave it for another 2 min. Stir carefully.

Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix DC. Rutaceae).
Also known as kieffer lime, makrut, or magrood, is a type of lime native to Indonesia. Commonly used in Southeast Asian cuisine and widely grown worldwide as a backyard shrub.

*The kaffir lime is a rough, bumpy green fruit that grows on very thorny bush with aromatic leaves.
It is well suited to container growing.
The green lime fruit is distinguished by its bumpy exterior and its small size (approx. 4 cm wide).

*Recipe Courtesy of Mysexykitchen
*Pictures Courtesy of Mysexykitchen and Here


Fried Banana or Pisang goreng in Indonesian language.
a snack food mostly found throughout Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
Bananas are deep friend in batter.

These fried banana are very popular in my country.
Excellent served with vanilla ice cream. So Delicioso :)

- 6 Plantains or Dole Bananas, Peeled and cut into 3 pieces
- 1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
- 1/4 Cup Rice Flour
- 1/4 Tsp Salt
- 1 Cup Water (Add more if batter still thick, But not too watery)
- 1/4 Cup Raisins and Shredded Coconut (Optional)
- 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon Powder (Optional)
- 1 Packages Sugar with Vanilla Flavor

1. In a bowl combine flour, rice flour, salt, vanilla sugar, cinnamon, raisins, shredded coconut and add water until the batter not too thick nor too watery.
2. Fold bananas onto batter. Stir gently. Make sure everything is coated with the batter.
3. Deep fry in hot oil until turning golden brown. Drain in paper towels.
4. Served with vanilla ice cream.

*Recipe and Picture Courtesy of Mysexykitchen

Tuesday, July 10, 2007


What are some fruits that smells yucky but taste heavenly?
Its Durian aka King of fruits.

Even though smells yucky-disgusting for some people.
Its smells heavenly for me, Love it :)
This is my favorite durian dessert for all times.
I swear, I can't get enough of this dessert. So delicious!

- 1 Lbs (454 gr) Frozen Durian Fruit

*For Sticky Rice:
- 2 Cups Sticky Rice, Soaked over night, Rinse & Drain
- 2 Cups Coconut Milk
- 3 Pinch Salt
- 3 Tbs Sugar

*For Sauce:

- 2 Pandan Leaves, Tied together
- White Sugar as needed (If you like sweeter, You can add more)
- 1 Can Coconut Milk
- Pinch of Salt

1. Thawed Frozen Durian. If it's fresh Durian, Don't bother to thawed it.
2. Cooked in a small pan for 5 min or until Durian turn soft.

*For Sticky Rice: Throw sticky rice ingredients in rice cooker. Cook it just like you cook regular rice. Or you can cook with a steamer method too.
(It's all up to u though, Which want u prefer).
I prefer using rice cooker method, Because its easier.

*For Sauce:
Cook sauce ingredients until fragrant. Stir it occasionally to avoid burning.
2. When sauces done, Throw Pandan Leaves. Let it cool for a minutes.

*How to serve it: Scoop sticky rice first, Add durian and pour sauce on top. Done and ready to eat.

*Recipe and Pictures Courtesy of Mysexykitchen

Wednesday, July 4, 2007


Happy 4th of July everyone :)
Today the weather is pretty hot about 100 F.
I'm craving for cold-sweet-fruity cocktail.
So i made Indonesian fruit cocktail.
We (
Indonesians) called it Es Teler.
Its a
traditional Indonesian syrupy drink.

- 1 Can
Jack fruit, Chopped cube size
- 2 Avocados, Spoon out and Chopped cube size
- 1 Can Coconut Juice with Pulp
- 1 Can Coconut Jelly
- 1 Medium Shredded Coconut (I use frozen coconut)
- Ice Cube or Shredded Ice (Whatever you wanted it!)
- 3 Tbs White Sweetened Condensed Milk (You can adds more if u like sweeter)

Thawed Shredded Coconut, If u using a frozen coconut.
2. Combine everything in bowl. Add condensed milk, Stir well.
3. Lastly add ice cube or pour shredded ice on top. Ready to serve.

*Recipe and Pictures Courtesy of Mysexykitchen

Tuesday, July 3, 2007


Last weekend i make these scrumptious dessert.
Its Butter-cake with 8 eggs recipe that i found it, Here.
And then i added some fruits filling such as:
Strawberry, Durian and Peaches.
If some of u guys are on a diet.
Take it easy with these dessert ok :)
Because the flavor is very rich.

*For Buttercake:
- 8 Eggs Yolks
- 6 Eggs White
- 250 gr All-Purpose Flour
- 250 gr Unsalted Butter, Room Temperature
- 250 gr White Sugar

*For Filling: Durian, Strawberry, And Peaches (Or any kind fruits u like. Help yourself)

1. Beat butter and sugar until light and very fluffy.
2. Add eggs yolks one at the time, Beat well after each addition. Slowly add flour, Stir thoroughly.
3. Meanwhile in different bowl, Beat eggs white until stiff and fold in into cake mixture, Stir well.
4. Pour mixture onto bundt pan. Bake 350 F for 45 min.
5. When the cake is done, Slice cake into 2 pieces. And now u can add any kind fruits filling u desire.

*Recipe Courtesy of Here
*Pictures Courtesy of Mysexykitchen


I was surfing the net and end-up looking this one, Here.
And i would like to try it at my kitchen.
Turns out pretty good since i love curry.
Thanks for sharing this recipe :)

- 2 Bay Leaves
- 2 Cm Galanga (I use galanga powder)
- 2 Red Bell Pepper and 1 Green Bell Pepper, Slice into long strips
- 300 ml Coconut Milk + 300 ml Water
- 4 Firm Tofu, Cut into square size

*Spice Mixture (Bumbu):
- 5 Shallots
- 3 Garlic
- 2 Tsp Turmeric Powder

- 1/2 Tsp Coriander Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Cumin Powder

*Galanga or galanga powder, Coriander powder and Cumin powder can be bought at any Asian Stores near you.

1. Stir fry spice mixture (Bumbu). Add bay leaves, galanga powder and bell pepper until fragrant.
2. Add coconut milk and water. Cook until bubbly enough, Stir well.

3. Lastly add tofu, stir carefully. Cook again until the sauce thick and tofu done.

*Galanga or galangal is robustly pungent member of the ginger family. Is the primary ginger ingredient used in Southeast Asian cuisine.

*Recipe Courtesy of Here
*Pictures Courtesy of Mysexykitchen and Here

Monday, July 2, 2007


This is an Indonesian appetizer.
They are delicious comfort food and very easy to prepare.
Oh, How i miss my childhood times. Miss those times!

- 40 Spring Roll Pastry

- 100 gr Ground Beef (I use 10 Oz Vegetarian Lamb)

- 20 Green Onions/Scallion, Finely Chopped
- 1 Brown Onion, Finely Chopped
- 4 Eggs
- 1 Tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 Tsp Salt

1. Brown ground beef in skillet or microwave it until cook.

2. Combine ground beef with green onions, brown onion, eggs, coriander and salt. Stir well.
3. Fill each spring roll with 1 tbs of ground beef mixture.

4. Fold the edges to make a rectangle shaped rolls. Deep fry beef rolls in hot oil for 2 min per side. Drain in paper towels. Served with cucumber dipping sauce.

*Recipe Courtesy of Here
*Picture Courtesy of Mysexykitchen