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Roast Potato with Garlic Lemon Aioli

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You can treat this roast potato with garlic lemon aioli as snack food (i.e. Spanish tapas), as a lovely side dish with your steak/main dish, or even mix with some greens to make a delicious salad (treat the aioli as dressing, though you may need double amount for salad).

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Cauliflower Florets and Potato Curry

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Today let’s make a really easy cauliflower florets and potato curry. Don’t be disheartened by the long list of ingredients. This Indian curry is actually very easy to prepare as long as your pantry stocks all the requisite spices. You can serve this easy curry with either steamed white rice (use basmati rice preferably), or some home made naan bread.

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Butter Garlic Soy Sauce Cauliflower Leaves Stir Fry

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When you buy your cauliflower whole, the center florets usually come surrounded by leaves. Most recipes only use the florets and discard the leaves. But those leaves can be turned into taste side dishes. So don’t throw them out. Gather them and when you have about 4 cups of leaves, give this easy butter garlic soy sauce cauliflower leaves stir fry a try :) You will wonder why you ever throw them out and waste food.

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Carrot Ginger Miso Soup

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Winter is a great time to enjoy hearty soup, but hearty soup doesn’t necessarily call for heavy cream to make it look creamy and inviting. You can create creamy and rich looking soup with miso paste. Today, I am going to share a very simple recipe for carrot ginger miso soup.

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Kering Tahu Goreng - Spicy Tamarind Glazed Fried Tofu Sticks

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I miss Indonesian tempe so much, and one of the dish I miss the most is kering tempe. Tempe is not that hard to find nowadays, but it still is rarer than tofu. So instead of moping around when the craving for some kering tempe hits me, I make this kering tahu goreng - spicy tamarind glazed fried tofu sticks instead.

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Lumpia Bayam Panggang - Baked Spinach Spring Rolls

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Spring rolls are always a hit as appetizer. Deep frying is by far the most common way of cooking spring rolls, but they are actually pretty delicious even when baked. If you want to try baked spring rolls, you can start with this super easy recipe for lumpia bayam panggang - baked spinach spring rolls.

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Pan Fried Tofu Chives

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If I have to pick a dish that my family loves over anything else, it is tofu. We eat tofu almost on a daily basis, every other day at the very least. Over the years, I have come up with so many tofu recipes, and this super easy pan fried tofu chives is one that anyone should be able to recreate in their kitchen.

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Savory Cheddar & Chives Scones

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Tea time scones are almost always sweet. And though I don’t mind enjoying some sweet scones for breakfast, sometimes I prepare savory version like this savory cheddar & chives scones that is just perfect with my breakfast eggs.

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Sesame Sauce Drizzled Bok Choy Stir Fry

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When I grew up, bok choy made a regular appearance on the dining table. My Mom favorite recipe is bok choy stir fry with oyster sauce and garlic oil, and I am certain most Chinese will be familiar with this dish. But life needs variety, so as delicious as that recipe is, if you are looking for something new and just as delicious, please give this _sesame sauce drizzled bok choy stir__ fry_ a try.

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Spicy Braised Egg & Potato

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For many Indonesians, potato is considered vegetables to be served with rice. Case in point is this easy and delicious spicy braised egg & potato. This dish is quite easy to prepare, but I have to admit the ingredients list is on the long side. Don’t be discouraged though, the spices in this recipe are super common in many Indonesian dishes. If you often cook Indonesian food, those spices will be put to good use.

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Sambal Bawang Kecap (Chili & Shallot Relish)

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There is a saying that Indonesians can enjoy a good meal out of the humblest spread as long as accompanied by sambal. What exactly is sambal you ask? Sambal ranges from smooth chili sauce (think Sriracha) to chunky type of chili concoction (think sambal oelek) to relishes where chili is not even the dominant ingredients yet its unique spiciness cannot be overlooked (such as the famous Balinese sambal matah). This recipe for sambal bawang kecap (chili & shallot relish) is of the later version…

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Telur Ceplok Mentega (Fried Eggs in Buttery Sweet Soy Sauce)

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When you need to quickly whip up a meal and all you have in the fridge are some eggs, you can do no worse than preparing some Indonesian telur ceplok mentega (fried eggs in buttery sweet soy sauce). Telur ceplok is basically sunny side up, with telur is Indonesian for egg and ceplok means drop. This cooking term comes from the fact that an egg is cracked and dropped on a frying pan, exactly what you do when making a sunny side up. And the mentega (butter) stands for buttery sauce cooked with…

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