Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

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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 […]

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 […]

Onion Rings

Onion Rings

My friend made these tasty onion rings during our gathering and they were easily devoured in no time. I absolutely did not want to miss the recipe, so I asked her for the recipe. Here it is, a recipe for perfectly golden light crispy onion […]

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

Many of you should have probably tried miso soup at least one if you have visited Japanese restaurants. The Japanese people consider miso soup as a staple in their lifestyle. The soup is commonly served as a small portion side dish to complement a meal. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

I personally have always felt like making lunch or dinner is quite a hurdle. Unless you plan on being home all day, you either have to prep the recipes or buy fresh ingredients ahead of time. I was in the mood of something tasty but […]