Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Tag: Lemon

Lemon Madeleines

Lemon Madeleines

I have been dying to make this little spongy shell-like cake with lemon flavor. You might think that I am exaggerating with how much I love Lemon Madeleines. However, I must say I fell in love immediately at the first bite. The inside is moist […]

Lemon and Thyme Yogurt Bundt Cake

Lemon and Thyme Yogurt Bundt Cake

Today I am happily sharing this Lemon and Thyme Yogurt Bundt Cake. The cake is a perfect combination of both sweet lemon and minty-earthy thyme. This time, I add freshly chopped thyme straight into the cake batter, making the thyme flavor shine through everything. It […]

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 bud stage. This lovely maroon calyx from the hibiscus family tastes sweet and sour just like cranberry. However, unfortunately I can find it nowhere anymore.

Until lately, I found them sold fresh at a traditional market in Singkawang, a city in the province of West Kalimantan, when I passed by for an office assignment. I was surprised to find that its size is considerably big, as I had only seen the dried version only. I immediately purchased a few and dried them for preservation following the pedler’s suggestion. Here is a simple roselle recipe roundup to get your taste buds tempted. (more…)

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 […]

Lemon Yogurt Cake with Lemon Simple Syrup

Lemon Yogurt Cake with Lemon Simple Syrup

Notification alert, I just found my new recipe keeper; Lemon Yogurt Cake with Lemon Syrup. Some days ago, I just grabbed a great deal of purchasing a big container of plain yogurt for half price at nearby supermarket. I love to eat my yogurt in the […]