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fried egg cheese avocado sandwich

Garlic spread toast fill with fried egg topped with shredded cheddar cheese and avocado slices, perfect sandwich for brunch,lunch  or even for dinner.

Creaminess from avocado slices it's just perfect, no need any mayo or spreadable sauce in it, One ripe avocado is enough to make four sandwiches.


Ingredients for 4 sandwiches :

- 8 Slices bread
- 2 Tbsp garlic spread
- 4 eggs
- 1 Tbsp olive oil or butter
- 4 Tbsp shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 ripe avocado/ slice

Directions ;

Spread slice bread with garlic butter spread
Toast in skillet until golden brown each side
Fried egg with olive oil or butter , cook over easy,medium or what you prefer.
Topping / sprinkle each fried egg with a tablespoon cheddar cheese
put on a slice bread and top with sliced avocado and another slice bread
ready to serve.

rice and coconut ice cream

This ice cream inspired by Indonesian traditional sweet dessert bubur sum-sum / Indonesian rice pudding made out of rice flour,coconut milk flavor with pandan leaves and sweetened with melted palm sugar, It's totally vegan,dairy free and gluten free as well.

As a "Tip" Serve immediately, If have leftover remove from the freezer and thawed in the fridge before it served about 15 minutes or so or until soft.







Ingredients :
- 1 cup rice flour
- pinch of salt
- 2 cans 14 oz coconut milk = 28 oz
- 4 pandan leaves
- 1 cup palm sugar


Preparation :

In a  medium sauce pan mix rice flour,pandan leaves and 1 can / 14 oz coconut milk,stir
simmer in low heat until rice flour is thick, Remove from the heat and remove pandan leaves as well. add another can coconut milk whisk until smooth with no lump, transfer into ice cream maker, process until thick and smooth ice cream consistency. serve immediately.
"Tip" if have leftover remove from the freezer,thawed in the fridge for 2…

Chocolate fudge raspberry cake

I decide to make my own birthday cake to share with my friends, after I search the cakes recipe in cook books and looks around ingredients in the pantry and the fridge, I found this chocolate fudge cake recipe.

The recipe adapted from "frame by frame"  cook book with slighly change add raspberry curd on chocolate frosting and decorated with vanilla buttercream frosting with fresh raspberry to add colours into the cake.



Ingredients :

- 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened, plus extra for greasing
- 3/4 cup super fine sugar
- 3 eggs beaten
- 3 Tbsp dark corn syrup
- 1/2 cup ground almond
- 1 1/4 self raising flour
- pinch of salt
- 6 Tbsp cocoa powder


Frosting

- 8 oz / 225 gr semisweet  dark chocolate, broken into pieces
- 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
- 1 cup unsalted butter,diced
- 5 Tbsp evaporated milk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup raspberry curd

Decorate with  vanilla buttercream frosting and fresh raspberry on top.


Directions :

Preheated the oven to 350 F grease and l…

Mushrooms and onion fritters

If you have leftover mushrooms need to use up soon, don't waste it, can be use for a fritter recipe mix with onion or any vegetables you have on hand and herbs, served as appetizer with spicy dipping sauce or as a side dish.



Ingredients :

- 4 oz baby bella mushroom
- 1 medium yellow onion
- 1 cup garbanzo bean flour / flour
- 2 eggs
- handful herbs / cilantro,basil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil for fry

Preparations :
Chop mushrooms,herbs, dice onion
transfer into a medium mixing bowl
add garbanzo bean flour or regular flour, seasoning with salt,pepper and garlic powder
add egg and 2 tablespoon water, mix them until combine

Heat vegetable oil,spoon the mushroom mixture ( batter ) about 2 tablespoon
fry for a minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Indonesian chicken fried rice

The secret ingredient to make an easy Indonesian fried rice is the Indonesian brand ABC kecap manis also known as sweet soy sauce, The sauce is more thick than regular soy sauce, Is good to use to add sweetness for any stir fry foods or can be use as a basic ingredient to make a dipping sauce such a spring rolls sauce,etc.



Anytime I have leftover cooked rice I use it to make fried rice, As long as I have ABC kecap manis  I can make fried rice with simple and easy spices ingredients, if don't have shallot use any type onion and if don't like spicy just omit the thai chili.

Indonesian fried is best to served with  indonesian acar timun/cucumber and carrot pickled.


Ingredients :

- 6 cups cooked rice
- 1 4 oz boneless chicken breast
- 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 shallot
- 2 clove garlic
- 2 Thai chili pepper ( optional )
- 1 egg
- 2 Tbsp sweet soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp soy sauce

Directions:
Cut chicken breast in thinly slice,set aside Chop shallot,garlic and cayenne pepper,set aside Heat v…

Kale with spiced grated coconut

Kale with spices grated coconut inspired by sundanese / west-java's traditional food called "urap"  mixed vegetables cooked with grated coconut and spices such as galangal,ginger and lemon grass and kafir lime leaves. It's mostly use vegetarian ingredients and served as side dish with steamed white rice.




Ingredients :
- 1.2 lbs fresh kale
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 cup grated coconut
- 1 can 14 oz light coconut milk
- 1 medium yellow onion
- 3 clove garlic
- 2  fresh cayenne pepper,chop/discard seed
- 2 inch fresh galangal,grated
- 1 inch fresh ginger,grated
- 1 stalk lemongrass, thinly slice
- 1 Tbsp curry powder
- pinch of kafir lime leaves powder
- 1 teaspoon salt or more to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation :
Wash kale really well, and rough chop
Grate galangal and ginger,set aside
Chop garlic and cayenne pepper ,dice onion and cut lemongrass thinly slice, set aside
In large skillet, heat olive oil
fry onion,garlic,lemongrass and cayenne pepper until fra…

Spicy teriyaki tempeh mini sandwich

Looking for finger's food idea for a party this summer? This recipe it's very easy and simple to make,  Fried tempeh marinade with mixed teriyaki and spicy sauce or mild,served in slices bread as mini sandwiches.

Can be served as finger's food or appetizers, And you can adjust a taste of spiciness or just simply marinated with teriyaki sauce if you don't like any spicy at all.






Ingredients :

- 1 block tempeh
- 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
- 2 Tbsp hot spicy sauce or mild/ Indonesian ABC hot sauce or sri racha

 Preparations:

Cut tempeh into 16 thin slices ( square )
heat vegetable oil fry tempeh until golden brown about a minute each side
meanwhile  in medium bowl mix teriyaki and hot sauce until combine
Marinated fried tempeh in teriyaki mixed sauce for about 10 minutes
Cut slice bread by four or use mini slices bread.
ready to make mini sandwiches with marinated tempeh slices.

Strawberry chocolate covered sprinkles

Happy mother's day, without you I can't be who I'm today, Thank you for everything you have done for me, especially taught me how to cook a simple meal when I was growing up, until now  it's become my  passion to fill my free time, I love what I Do and I love to shared the recipes with you all.
Happy mother's day to all mother's in the world,God bless you all,









Ingredients :

- 1 carton 16 oz fresh strawberry
- 1 bar 3,5 oz lindt dark chocolate
- 1 bar 4 oz  semi-sweet chocolate ghirardelli
- 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2-3 Tablespoon almond milk / milk
-  cake mate decor sprinkles to decorate
- 1 package store-bought chocolate tartlettes



Direction:
Chop chocolates bars, transfer into a heat prove small glass bowl/pan
In a low heat bring water to simmer,put the glass bowl/pan on top
add vegetable oil and almond milk or regular milk, keep stir until all the chocolate melted and smooth
Remove from heat, using a stick,dip a strawberry until covered with chocolate,…

Mango coconut basil juice

Do you ever have basil in the beverages ?  This mango coconut basil it's worth to try, ripe mango blender with organic coconut juice blend and fresh basil, No sugar added, slightly sweet from coconut juice blend ,thick and smell fresh herb it such a healthy juice to start the day.
a lot of benefit from the coconut juice blend for health.


Ingredients :

- 1 mango
- 2 cup Organic coconut juice blend
- handful of fresh basil
( In a blender mix all ingredients together until smooth )

Cashew tempeh

The vegan version of cashew chicken made out of tempeh mixed with,sweet onion, snow peas, asparagus and roasted salted cashew nuts.
I created the sauce with ingredients I have on hand, the sweet soy sauce adding sweetness in it, The ABC sweet soy sauce  ( Indonesian kecap manis ) are  one of secret ingredients in my kitchen to replace sugar in any Asian's dishes.
Serve the cashew tempeh dish along with white rice.




You can also read of Health benefits of tempeh



Ingredients :
- 1 sweet onion
- 3 clove garlic
- 2 inch fresh ginger
- 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 block of tempeh
- 5 oz snow peas
- 10 stalk asparagus
- 1 1/2 cup roasted salted cashew
- 1/2 teaspoon white pepper/black

The sauce :
- 2 Tbsp soy sauce
- 2 Tbsp ABC sweet soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce/ optional
- 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
- 2 Tbsp cornstarch

Preparations :
Slice onion,chop garlic and ginger,
Cut tempeh in cube , wash snow peas and cut asparagus,set aside
In a medium/large skillet on medium high, heat vegetable oil

Strawberry and nutella roll up

This strawberry and nutella  roll up dessert is super easy to make and only few ingredients needed, you can even heat tortilla in microwave in few second or heat up in skillet for less than a minute, either way don't take much time to prepare.
Or you can make this strawberry quesadilla with the same ingredients.

Ingredients: one roll up

- 1 sheet flour tortilla
- 1 Tablespoon nutella
- 1 Tablespoon marshmallow cream
- 3 fresh strawberry/slice

Preparations:
Heat flour tortilla in microwave for 5 second or in skillet for less than a minute
Spread nutella and marshmallow cream on tortilla
arrange sliced strawberry in two row within inch a part
Roll it, slice it and ready to serve.

purple yam salad

I use purple yam instead of regular potato for this simple potato salad, It turn out the salad is so colorful, Mixed hard boiled egg yolk and mayonnaise with a little bit honey mustard adding more color to it.
Can be served as side dish,on sandwiches or deviled eggs.



Ingredients :
- 1 lb purple sweet potato
- 1/4 cup dice celery
- 1/4 cup dice white onion
- 4 hard boiled egg yolk
- 1/4 cup Hellman's mayonnaise
- 2 Tablespoon sweet relish
- 1 teaspoon honey mustard

Preparation :
In medium pan brings water to boil, Boil 4 eggs until set about 10 -15 minutes,set aside
peel the purple sweet potato skin, cut in cube and boil until, and put in the fridge until cold
*Tip*  cook purple potato cube with eggs at the same time, to reduce cooking time

Cut hard boiled egg in half, scoop the egg yolk
In a medium bowl mix cold purple potato cube with dice celery,onion
smash egg yolk with fork add into potato mixture add mayonnaise,honey mustard and sweet relish
Mix them well until combine,ready…