Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Drink

Lemon Mint Tea

Lemon Mint Tea

Things are getting a bit hectic for me at this moment. I have been getting an enormous stress at work. It seems like there is not enough time in the day to take care of everything. I just want to stop the madness and take […]

Iced Matcha Milk Tea with Red Bean

Iced Matcha Milk Tea with Red Bean

Matcha seems to be everywhere these days, from baked goods to drinks. The frenzy has spread to all corners of the food and beverage industries. You can even find matcha latte in nearby Starbucks now. The popularity of this finely bright green hue powder comes […]

Roselle Tea

Roselle Tea

Roselle is usually sold in dry form in the market.¬†Therefore, when these fresh lovely maroon fruits caught my eyes during my trip to Singkawang, West Kalimantan, I just cannot resist to bring them home. You can make roselle tea by steeping parts of the plant […]

Thyme Lemonade

Thyme Lemonade

I have been obsessed with making my own infused tea using leftover fresh herbs on my pantry. Brewing herbs into tea is a great solution to finish off the herbs easily and quickly. This time, I had leftover thyme and lemon on my pantry after […]

Fresh Mint Tea

Fresh Mint Tea

If you cook on the regular basis, you have probably been faced with purchasing herbs more than needed for one recipe. This time, I happened to have mint sprigs left from making mojitos for an office party. Tossing out the leftover fresh herb did not […]

Almond Milk

Almond Milk

Cow’s milk is staple in my family’s diets. It is an ingredient that is constantly used and bought at my home. That one time when I run out of cow’s milk for my morning granola, I had this idea about making my own milk. I […]

Roselle Lemonade

Roselle Lemonade

Do you now roselle? I remember eating whole candied roselle when I was a child. I initially thought it was a flower, but it is not a fruit neither. It is unexpectedly the calyx, the green (red for roselle) part that encloses the flowers in […]

Lemon Black Tea

Lemon Black Tea

It is the beginning of the rainy season in Indonesia. There is nothing that can beat a cup of hot tea to warm body and soul in this chilly weather. I love lemon tea because the rich and earthy black tea is a joyous harmony […]