Nasi Goreng

Everybody loves fried rice which is exactly what Nasi Goreng translates to in Indonesian and Malay.  It is also a favourite in The Netherlands where it is even dispensed from food vending machines as piping hot Nasi Ballen. Topped with a fried egg or strips of omelette, Nasi Goreng is a meal in itself and…

Spicy Cabbage with Asian Style Pork Balls

This recipe is absolutely delicious and a great way to add more vegetables to your meals.  We love cabbage and are always looking for new ways to use it.  Savoy is my favourite with it’s lovely wrinkly leaves and half a cabbage reduces down to enough for two hungry people as a base to accompany meat…

Dutch Bami (Fried Noodles)

This marvelleous recipe comes from my husbands homeland the Netherlands where a lot of Indonesian style food is eaten and enjoyed. The Dutch arrived in Indonesia in the 16th century in search of cloves, nutmeg and pepper during the height of the spice trade. When the Dutch East India Company (VOC) went bankrupt in 1800,…