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Thursday, August 30, 2012

tom yam noodles

i just had this dish 3 days ago for dinner and i absolutely love it . im a huge fan of tom yam :D whenever i go to Thailand's restaurant , i will always order tom yam :D i make it extra extra extra spicy lol i just love spicy food so much , i dont know why .i wish my husband ( i mean my future husband lol) will love spicy food as much as i do :p

  • 1 roll packaged soba noodles 
  • 1 1/4 cups water 
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, white part only, pounded and bruised 
  • 5-6 kaffir lime leaves, bruised 
  • 4-5 slices fresh galangal 
  • 1/2 small tomato, cut into 3 to 4 wedges 
  • 6 medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 
  • 1/2 tablespoon fish sauce 
  • 3 dashes chili powder 
  • 10 chillies or as much as u want the degree of spiciness 
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice 
  • Cilantro leaves, for garnishing 
  • salt 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

vegetable spring rolls

omg!!! i cant believe im gonna craving for vegetables !!!! last week is the big days for moslems as we celebrate idul fitri and the tradition for moslems in my country is like to throw a family party for the whole family with the all kinds of meat and coconut oil kind of dishes . it taste heavenly off course but for almost a week? mehhhh , im stuffed! i just want some vegetable dear good God lol i remember i still have tons of that expensive rice papers that i bought at imported grocery store in Ramadhan . OMG!!! i need to fill them in with some vegetables and dip it at a bowl of delicious peanut sauce :D i just cant get this feeling off lololololol

there are a lot of spring rolls type. vietnamese, thailands, chinese, even indonesian . this recipe below is just my version of using the vegetables i like . so, u can add or remove anything based on ur liking :)  oh and i didnt put the amount of ingredients , just bc the recipe is truly based on ur liking . u wanna put carrots more or beansprouts more , well its up to u :)

  • rice paper wrappers
  • carrots, cut as matchsticks
  • beansprouts
  • shrimp
  • cilantro 
  • rice vermicelli

Sunday, August 26, 2012

spaghetti carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara is one of the most popular Italian pasta dishes. This carbonara recipe combines cream, eggs, cheese and smoked beef. as a non italian , i dont know the difference between carbonara and alfredo . if u r an italian and somehow passing by this blog . please, kindly explain to me what is the difference :) as far as i know heheheh the difference is the eggs , i never use the eggs when i made fettucini alfredo but the rest are the same . i know i changed bacon into smoked beef bc i cant eat bacon :)

  • 1 lb spaghetti
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ lb smoked beef, cut into ½-inch dice
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp chopped Italian parsley
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ¾ cup freshly grated parmesan
  • a half chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic

Sunday, August 19, 2012

tiramisu cake

eid mubarak for all moslems around the world :) i decided to make tiramisu for today since all my cousins will gather and def demand some sweets :) hehehhehehe got the recipe from mba Fatmah as always . she is a cooking genius lol but i translate it in english since this blog is written in english .

what is tiramisu? based on wikipedia tiramisu is an italian dessert made of ladyfingers (Italian: Savoiardi) dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of egg yolks and mascarpone cheese, and flavored with liquor and cocoa. but i exclude liquor hehhehe im a moslem so , i dont drink or use liquor at all . i dont want to brag or something lol i maybe sound like one lol but this tiramisu is better than aaaaaaaaaany i had tasted in bakery in my town lol Mba Fatmah, u truly an amazing cooker ! :D

here we gooooooo <3

  • 250 gr mascarpone cheese 
  • 300 ml whipped cream 
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 4 yolks 
  • 50 gr castor sugar 
  • 2 tbsp coffee 
  • 150 ml lukewarm water 
  • 1 tbsp sugar 
  • 20 lady finger biscuits