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Salmon Curry with snow peas

Salmon is one of my favorite fish,I like to prepare salmon with any method/cooking technique from sear,grill,bake or fry. either way salmon don't take much time to cook. This time I try to cook in curry sauce, As a tip,if cook salmon with liquid, don't flip to much, just flip one time after salmon it's cooked  and don't stir on the simmering sauces either,  salmon is very soft after cooked. Ingredients : - 2 6 oz fresh salmon fillet - 1/2 found  fresh snow peas for the curry sauce : - 1 clove garlic - 1 shallot - 1 tbsp finely chopped lemon grass - 2 kafir lime leaves - 1 tbsp vegetable/olive oil - 1/2 cup coconut milk mix with 1/2 cup water - 1 tsp curry powder - pinch of turmeric powder - pinch of cayenne pepper powder - pinch of red pepper flakes - pinch of brown sugar - salt and black pepper to taste Preparation : Cut salmon fillet in cube/bite size wash snow peas,set aside on the deep skillet heat vegetable oil,fry chopped garlic,s

Crockpot Beef and green beans stew in the bread bowl

I spice up this crockpot beef and green beans stew with Asian flavor and  served in bread bowl or can be served over rice too for more option, flavorful dish, protein,vegetable and carb on a bread bowl. Ingredients : - 2 lbs beef/for stew - 4 cans of green bean - 2 clove chopped garlic - 2 clove chopped shallot - 1 tbsp grated ginger - 2 fresh chopped cayenne pepper/ 1 tsp red pepper flakes - 1/2 tbsp salt or more to tatse - 1 tsp black pepper - 1/2 tsp cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp coriander powder - 1/2 tsp fresh nutmeg - 3 star anise - 2 bay leaves - 3 inches fresh galangal - 1 tsp brown sugar - 1 can of coconut milk Preparation : place crockpot with slow cooker liners or cook directly to the crockpot put beef chunk and green beans add all spices ingredients,and pour with coconut milk cook on high temperature for about 30 minutes and switch to slow temperature and let them cook for about 4-5 hours I serve with storebought demi bagu

Spinach chicken salad with lemon balsamic mango

Easy light dinner,,, Sometime if I feel like I don't want to cook,I don't have to go out to eat all the time,just make a simple one,I use cooked chicken tender or grilled chicken breast from a grocery store for this spinach chicken dinner is ready in less than ten minutes :) This Balsamic mango had a sweet taste by adding lemon juice and honey mustard is perfect for this  salad. you will need : - fresh spinach - fresh sliced strawberry - chunk fresh mango - sliced cooked chicken tender/ grilled chicken breast - roasted walnut for the dressing : - 2 tbsp lemon juice - 1 tbsp honey mustard - 2 tbsp balsamic glaze with mango ( whisk them together until combine  and pour into salad mixed )

Rice beans nachos with Asian twist

Unlike regular Mexican nachos,this rice bean nachos full with Asian spices ingredients and cook with coconut milk and there is no cheese in it,that why I call it "Asian twist" but you can add cheese if you like !! I do like regular nachos that why I made this version just a try :) Ingredients  for rice beans mixed : - 1/2 cup long grain rice - 1 can black bean 15.5 oz - 1 can cannellini bean 15.5 oz - 1 tbsp olive oil - 1 yellow onion - 2 clove garlic - 1 6 inches cinnamon stick - 2 clove star anise - 2 cup coconut milk - 2  cup water - 1 tbsp grated ginger - 1/2 tsp paprika - 1 tsp cumin - 1 tbsp salt - 1/2 tsp cardamom powder - 1 tbsp hot sauce ( I use Indonesian hot sauce ) / sriracha/any hot sauce as optional And you also need : - corn tortilla chips - 1 ripe avocado/chunk - sour cream Preparation : rinse the rice,set aside,chop onion and garlic In large soup pan heat olive oil fry chopped onion and garlic until soft add cinnamon sti

Coconut string juice

The basic ingredients in this drinks are coconut water and sweet coconut string macapuno  you can add ripe slices jack fruits,avocado or slices ripe mango if you like. The drinks is very popular in tropical country Indonesia,simple and easy to prepare and only need few ingredients needed, It's perfect cold sweet drinks for hot summer weather. Ingredients; - 1/2 glass of ice cube - 1 1/2  cup coconut water/juice - 1 Tbsp condensed milk - 2 Tbsp young coconut strings -  ripe jack fruits, ripe avocado or diced mango * the coconut strings is sweetened,if you want less sweet just reduce condensed milk to 1 teaspoon per/glass " How to prepare: Simply just mix all ingredients together,stir and served immediately E N J O Y ,,,

srikaya and raspberry jam thumbprint cookies

Ingredients : - 2 stick unsalted butter/room temperature - 3/4 cup sugar - 2 eggs yolk - 2 cup flour - pinch of salt - 1 tsp coconut extract - 1/2 cup srikaya jam/coconut egg spread - 1/2 cup raspberry jam or any kinds jam you like SRIKAYA JAM / COCONUT EGG SPREAD Preparation : Preheat oven on 350 F prepare baking sheets pan with parchment paper or grease baking sheets pan shift flour and salt,set aside cream butter and sugar until fluffy add egg yolk one at a time,add coconut extract add flour mix until the dough start to come together shape the dough into small balls, presh with thumb and fill them with srikaya jam or any  fruits jam/preserve you like. put into baking sheet about 2 inches a part ready to the oven, bake for 20-25 minutes E N J O Y ,,,

Spiced Basmati Rice

Basmati rice has a typical  pandan -like ( Pandanus fascicularis  leaf) flavour caused by the  aroma compound   2-acetyl-1-pyrroline . [ 1 ] Basmati rice is often used for cooking  biryani ,  pulao , and sometimes  kheer Ingredients : - 2 cups white basmati rice - 3 1/2 cups chicken broth - 1 Tbsp olive oil - 1 Tbsp unsalted butter - 1 cup chopped yellow onion - 1-3 inch cinnamon stick - 2 bay leaves - 1 tsp cardamom powder - pinch of turmeric - pinch of salt - 1/2 cup yellow golden raisin (optional) Preparation : Rinse rise in several changes of cold water until water runs clear,drain well In deep skillet or large pan heat butter and olive oil on high heat,add onion,saute for about 2-3 minutes add basmati rice,stir cook about 2 minutes add chicken broth,bay leaves  and cinnamon stick and cardamom powder  and golden raisin over high heat, then reduce heat to low and cook,covered until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed about 15