Archive of ‘Vegetarian’ category

Tomato and Cheddar Pie

This pie should be called summertime in a pie because eating one would be like savoring what are the essence of summer and labor of love in the mouth.  My parents grow several tomato plants among other vegetables in their backyard.  My dad would religiously water the garden a few times in the day and […]

Beet Cheese Tart

I used to cook beet dish only for myself; now I have partners in crime, my parents.  They will try my food as well, though I’m not quite sure if they like all of it.  Sometimes what I cook will be too radically different than what they are accustomed to eat.  Take this beet cheese […]

Crispy Asparagus Balls with Pasta in Marinara Sauce

Boy, these past few weeks were thrown at me at full force.  Between two rounds of antibiotics–though not consecutively–to combat awful bacterial infection, I was invited to a friend’s graduation picnic and I had to show up for orientation & training for a new job.  The graduation picnic left me momentously happy since it marked […]

Three satays

So I was presented with a question:  what type of satay do you want to eat?  My answer was:  all of the three.  I will have the basic chicken satay, the most flavorful one that is sweet pork satay, and let’s not forget tempe satay, a tried-and-true recipe that is simple to make with typical […]

Spinach Böreks

For a long time I’m curious of how böreks taste like because I have never eaten one before.  I imagine it to be crispy on the outside and creamy and tangy from feta cheese.  Layer upon layer of crispy phyllo enveloping lightly sauteed spinach and feta cheese.  This doesn’t mean I know how to make […]

Eggplant Parmesan

I vow to eat lighter meal from now on and pretend I don’t see three luggages still full of Indonesian snacks… Sigh, you don’t know how hard it is to resist the temptation of not eating those snacks, and my other half doesn’t help either.  He insisted that we have to finish all of those […]