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Stir-fried bitter gourd with minced chicken

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I recently bought a new recipe book by Primarasa called Tumis Sayuran 15 Menit. The recipes in this book is quite easy and suitable for an amateur cook like me, plus it’s amazingly quick to cook. So, today I tried this bitter gourd recipe for lunch. I love bitter gourd and I usually made an omelette out of it. The result is delicious and SC loved it, so I think I’m going to try some other recipes & post the results here (when I’m not too lazy/sleepy to write after cooking & eating).

Stir-fried bitter gourd with minced chicken
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Stewed Ginger Chicken

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I found this recipe in Periplus’s Taiwanese Favorites Mini Cookbook. The recipe looks easy enough and it uses plenty of rice wine and sesame oil in the stewing sauce and lots of ginger as seasoning. I tried it and it resulted in a very delicious, fragrant chicken. The cookbook noted that a more traditional way to cook the dish is using 5 cups of wine and no water to produce a much stronger tasting broth.
Stewed Ginger Chicken

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Minced Pork Congee

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One of my favorite childhood breakfast is minced pork congee which I usually bought at a stall in front of a kopitiam near my parents house. Since I live in Jakarta, it was very hard to find the same congee whenever I craved for it. Once I’ve found it in a kopitiam at Teluk Gong, but on my next visit, they seller had moved. So this morning, I tried to make it for breakfast. I once tried to make this congee using rice cooker, which ended up a disaster :) So this time, I make it using a soup pot. It was quite easy and I didn’t follow the exact recipe, I just add water whenever I felt the congee is too thick :)
Minced Pork Congee

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Braised tofu with spinach and mushrooms

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I first saw this dish at Cilantro restaurant years ago. They named it tahu nenek moyang. It was delicious and quite pricey. Since then I began looking for this kind of dish whenever we went to Chinese restaurants. There are many variations for the name, some restaurants even called this dish ‘XXX restaurant tofu special’. One day, when I dined with SC parents, I asked her mother about the recipe and I promised myself that I’m going to make it some day.
This is supposed to be my weekend project, but I was too lazy to cook last (long) weekend. As I was afraid that the ingredients might gone bad, I tried to make it this morning before going for work. Turned out, it required about 45 minutes to cook. As I ‘m running very late for work, I left all the dirty dishes to SC. I hope he finds the taste well worth the effort :)

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Braised Chicken with Mushroom

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I cooked braised chicken with mushroom for lunch this morning. I’ve made this a few times already, but I’ve never really measured the ingredients. This time, I browsed the internet and my cookbooks for the recipe, but I couldn’t find the recipe I wanted to show. So I kind of mixed the recipes I got from the internet & my cookbook. I made the preparation & marinade the night before to save some cooking time for the following morning.
Braised Chicken with Mushroom

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Sopjagung

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This dish is supposed to be easy, but hard to make it right. Since it’s one of SC’s favorite dishes, I tried to make it as perfect as his mom’s creation. I made this Chinese-style corn soup this morning and ended up with a salty soup (I forgot to taste it before adding soy sauce), I guess I still have to try harder :P
sop jagung

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Bittergourd Omelette

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This is one of the dishes I cook on a weekly basis. It’s fast and easy, plus I love bittergourd. Most people don’t like bittergourd because of its bitterness, but my mom told me that if I removed the seeds and rubbed the bittergourd with salt, it will be less bitter. Sometimes I managed to shaped it into an omelette, but sometimes I just scrambled it :)
Bittergourd Omelette

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Yang Chow Fried Rice

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Usually, when we have leftover rice, I always used the rice to make fried rice in the morning for breakfast. There are hundreds of fried rice variations and one of them is Yang Chow fried rice that can be found easily at Chinese restaurants. I browsed the internet for the recipe and found a lot of ways to make Yang Chow fried rice. So I picked something here and there, and use whatever I got in the fridge. :)
Yangchow Fried Rice

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Chinese Black Olive Rice

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One of our favorite places at Plaza Indonesia is the Soup Restaurant. We went there from time to time since I love their teochew style olive rice. Several months ago, SC bought me a bottle of Chinese olive vegetables, so I can make the olive rice myself at home. The recipe is modified from “Asian rice dishes” cookbook. :)
Chinese Olive Fried Rice

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Almond Tofu Pudding

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This is a typical dessert found at dimsum restaurants. I’ve been trying to make this pudding several times, but can’t reach the tofu consistency perfectly. At last, I found this recipe at Authentic Recipes from Singapore cookbook, and managed to make it right :)
Almond Tofu Pudding

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