In the spirit of turning over a healthy leaf for 2015, here’s one of my favourite mid-week staple dishes. The chickpeas make a delicious emulsifier for whatever vegetables you want to include in the patties, which can include carrots, capsicum, corn or finely chopped green beans
Visit any streetside Warung or restaurant in Indonesia and you’ll likely find capcay pakai nasi featured on the menu. An Indonesian staple, capcay is a simple, fragrant and surprisingly healthy dish comprising of stir-fry vegetables, boiled rice and the protein of your choice
I’ve been trying to keep my meals on the lighter side lately, after a bit of over indulgence on holidays in Seminyak. This means taking it easy on the carbs, but also packing a protein punch to keep up my energy levels.
Paella is such a hearty dish, perfect for the stormy nights we’ve been having a few of in Jakarta lately. There are lots of different variations of this dish, and if I could find good quality chorizo in Indonesia I would most definitely add it in
This little dish is fresh, flavoursome and will only take you twenty minutes to pull together, a perfect meal to impress friends when you’re under the pump.
This meal is exactly what I felt like after a long time away, the comfort of hot broth with the lightness of lime, ginger and bean sprouts. It’s the enoki mushrooms that are the silent winner in this dish, though, blending through the noodles for extra depth of flavour and a deliciously silky texture.