Tagged with vegetarian

Sweetness: Mung Beans in Coconut Milk

Sweetness: Mung Beans in Coconut Milk

Mung Beans is pretty popular in the South East Asian countries. I love having it cooked in coconut milk mixed with palm sugar. You can have it hot or cold. Either way is delightful. Continue reading

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Roasted Grape Tomatoes Salad in Balsamic

Roasted Grape Tomatoes Salad in Balsamic

“Make me sweet again, fragrant, fresh and wild, and thankful for any small gesture.” -Rumi- Speaking of sweet, fragrant, fresh and wild, here’s another easy side dish recipe. Thought I’d share before 2013 ends. Happy 2014 to all, may our new year be sweet and filled with gratitude. The fresh, cute, and candy-like grape tomatoes always make … Continue reading

Roasted Portobello with Breadcrumbs

Roasted Portobello with Breadcrumbs

Simplicity in cooking is key this week. The days between Christmas and New Year can get tricky for me. With the holiday mode running high, I feel like eating out everyday and enjoy the festivities. That may have been due to a family tradition. Growing up, my family used the holidays to break daily routines … Continue reading

Sauteed Napa Cabbage

Sauteed Napa Cabbage

Looking for an easy way to cook vegetables and make them more flavorful? Sauteing is my answer. My mom does it a lot with a variety of veggies like bean sprouts, bitter melon, Napa cabbage, etc. She taught me to cook them with garlic, chili peppers, salt, and a little bit of water. Quick, easy, … Continue reading

Braised Collard Greens

Braised Collard Greens

One recipe for two dishes is possible here.  This collard greens dish uses the same ingredients as my Smoked Salmon in Spicy Coconut Milk Sauce. Serve both over hot jasmine rice, with a cup of hot tea. Let’s nourish ourselves and be content.  Serve 2 Ingredients: 1 bunch of collard greens (Discard the stems and center ribs. … Continue reading

Baked Tempeh

Baked Tempeh

Baked Tempeh. My parents would probably chuckle when they read this post’s title. You see, tempeh is one of Indonesia’s staple food and a favorite of mine. Typically, we’d just sprinkle salt on it and brown it in a pan with a little bit of oil. It is delicious, simple, and humble. Now, as much as … Continue reading

Grilled Plum on Warm Bread with Cheese

Grilled Plum on Warm Bread with Cheese

When people find out that I cook, some would ask, “Wow, you don’t mind the effort that cooking involves?” or say, “Good for you. I am way too lazy to cook.” or “Oh, you’re such a good wife.” (I usually roll my eyes, in my mind, for the latter comment :D.) Feels like there’s this … Continue reading