Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Dessert

Biji Salak (Sweet Potato Balls with Palm Sugar Porridge and Coconut Cream)

Biji Salak (Sweet Potato Balls with Palm Sugar Porridge and Coconut Cream)

This month is the holy month of Ramadan. In Indonesia, the country with the world’s largest Muslim population in the world, Muslims typically wake up before dawn to eat a suhoor meal, fast through the day, and nourish throughout the day during the iftar, or evening meal […]

No-Bake Blackberry Cheesecake

No-Bake Blackberry Cheesecake

No-bake cheesecakes are such an easy, no fuss cheesecake recipe made from scratch. They are one of my favorite things to make during any type of celebration. It is perfect when you need something quick and easy, anywhere in any kitchen although you do not […]

Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Coconut Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Coconut Cookies

More than a few of my friends have been starting to adopt plant-based diet (vegan) in their lifestyles lately. I have to admit that I was skeptical if vegan recipes can taste good or even better than non-vegan recipes. Therefor, I have been feeling inspired […]

Candied Roselle

Candied Roselle

My mom often bought candied roselle when I was little. I still remember that it used to be one of our favorite sweets during that time. These maroon fruit gradually became scarce here and the candied roselle we frequently bought also could not be found […]

Matcha White Chocolate Brownies

Matcha White Chocolate Brownies

I have never been one to go crazy over brownies because I found them too sweet or chocolaty to my liking. So, I wanted to try something different this time by incorporating my favorite matcha into the classic baked treats. Adding matcha powder seriously took […]

No-Bake Tiramisu Cake

No-Bake Tiramisu Cake

I am not actually a huge fan of coffee, but there is always something irresistible with tiramisu. The Italian word tiramisu can be translated in several ways to “pick me up” or “cheer me up” or “lift me up” and they all work for me. Tiramisu is a recipe […]

Matcha Tiramisu

Matcha Tiramisu

This is one of the most classic dessert, tiramisu, with a twist in it. We love the bitter-sweet espresso, savory mascarpone cheese, and ladyfingers version, but have you ever thought that this delicious treat is also great when combined with other flavor? If you have […]

No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

It was my friend’s birthday few weeks ago. So, I decided to be crafty by incorporating his favorite meal in the morning, which is avocado to a cake. Surprise!!! 🙂 Yes, I was inspired to make an avocado based cake to celebrate. I also by chance […]

Coffee Baileys Ice Cream

Coffee Baileys Ice Cream

My journey with boozy drinks was started just 1 year ago, when my colleague introduced me to Baileys Irish Cream. Baileys Irish Cream is an Irish whiskey, and cream-based liqueur with alcohol content of 17% by volume. As the beginner of someone who just ventured […]

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, one of the first things that should come to mind is chocolate. Giving and receiving chocolate has become one of the most popular ways to commemorate the day of love. Whether you are single or not, Valentine’s Day is […]

Red Bean and Sesame Rice Cake

Red Bean and Sesame Rice Cake

Chinese New Year is coming and I already can see the streets decorated with vibrant red color. There is nothing better to start a new year with sweet treats. Although every household have different customs, I believe that desserts are necessary for a complete New […]

Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Never mind fancy desserts, chocolate chip cookies have always been one of my favorite sweet treats. After all, nothing says comfort and warm feeling I got like a freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. Basically, if you want good chocolate chip cookies, you need to put […]