Category: RECIPES

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Homemade Chai Latte

With the perfect amount of sweetness, the warmth of the spices, this cup of homemade chai latte is just what you need on cold days. So pull up a chair and let’s sip away! INGREDIENTS 2 cups milk of choice, 1 black teabag, 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 1/8 teaspoon cardamom, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg A dash...

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Strawberry Soup

Soup doesn’t always have to be hot, or savory. Why can’t soup be cold and sweet? Enjoy this delicious cold and sweet soup out of strawberries on a hot summer day. 😉 INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups strawberry, halves 1/3 cup plain yogurt 1/6 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. METHOD 1....

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Roasted Baby Potatoes

These roasted baby potatoes are so easy to make. Golden brown on the outside, with warm and soft flesh. INGREDIENTS Baby potatoes (about 1 lb) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 sprig rosemary 3 cloves garlic, crushed Cracked salt & pepper METHOD Place baby potatoes, rosemary, garlic cloves, salt and pepper into a bowl. Drizzle olive...

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Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving is never complete without cranberry sauce! This cranberry sauce is so easy to make. Perfect to be served on your next Thanksgiving. INGREDIENTS 2 lbs fresh cranberries 2 cups water 2 oranges, diced 1-1/2 cups sugar METHOD 1. Boil the water in a large pot. Once water comes to a boil, add in the...

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Coleslaw

Coleslaw is the perfect side dish for an outdoor Summer party, or it’s just the perfect side dish in general. INGREDIENTS: 1 white cabbage; 2 carrots; 2 sticks celery; 4 spring onions; 200 g mayonnaise; 4 tablespoons (2 oz.) buttermilk 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) maple syrup; 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar; A handful, or two, pecans (chopped); salt (to taste) pepper (to taste) METHOD: 1....

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Low-Carb Mashed Cauliflower

Perfect low-carb substitute for mashed potatoes. This creamy garlicky cauliflower will have people coming back for more. INGREDIENTS 1 large head of cauliflower 8 cloves garlic 1/4 – 1/2 cup almond milk 2 teaspoons sesame oil Salt and pepper to taste METHOD 1. Cut cauliflower into florets. Remove stems. Transfer to a large steamer, and...

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall doesn’t officially start without cafes launching their pumpkin spice lattes. But you don’t have to get on line to get a cup of this warm dessert-like coffee. You can easily make a cup yourself, and make it healthier. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup strong brewed coffee; 1/2 cup milk of choice; 2 tablespoons pumpkin purée; 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or...

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Soda Gembira

Sweet and colorful, Soda Gembira (translated as happy soda) is probably one of Indonesia’s most famous mocktails. There are several ways of making happy soda. HAPPY SODA #1 INGREDIENTS 1 can strawberry soda 1/2 cup ice cubes (or to your preference) 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk HAPPY SODA #2 INGREDIENTS 1 can club soda/sprite 1/2...

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Nastar (Indonesian Pineapple Tarts)

When Chinese New Year comes around, there will always be an abundant amount of food, starting from fruits, snacks, to actual meals. This is probably one of my favorite Chinese New Year snacks. It’s soft and crumbly on the outside and sweet on the inside. INGREDIENTS: 2 small pineapples or 1 regular pineapple, grated & juice...