Author: sirilejeune

Bumbu Tempeh Goreng (Fried Tempeh in Bumbu Spices)

Bumbu Tempeh Goreng (Fried Tempeh in Bumbu Spices)

This tempeh is sooo delicious. And it’s actually very easy to make! Tempeh is a high-protein, fermented meat substitute, making it a healthier option over organic tofu, because it is less processed. For this recipe you’ll need to prepare my Bumbu paste which you can […]

Traditional Balinese Bean Salad (Sayur Urab)

Traditional Balinese Bean Salad (Sayur Urab)

Come jump on the Indonesian / Balinese wagon with me! You can find more Indonesian recipes hereย like bumbu paste, bumbu tempeh goreng, acar ketimun, pisang goreng, or mixed all together into my Bumbu Bali Bowl. These beans make a lovely side dish, served with rice, […]

Acar Timun (Sour Cucumber Salad)

Acar Timun (Sour Cucumber Salad)

I am going all-in with this Indonesian thang, okay? This sour cucumber salad makes a great side dish, especially if you’re having a spicy stir fry. Feel free to make a big batch and leave it in an vacuum-locked, clean, glass container in the fridge […]

Pisang Goreng (Banana Fritters)

Pisang Goreng (Banana Fritters)

Another Indonesian dish which I love is pisang goreng, or fried banana fritters. These are SO easy to make! They are sweet and crispy … ohh just a perfect party snack, finger food or just as a little side dish to your stir fry or […]

Homemade Bumbu Spice Paste

Homemade Bumbu Spice Paste

We have booked a trip to Bali and I obviously could not resist to start cooking Indonesian dishes (in Dutch this is called “voorpret” translated as the joy you’ll get out of something exciting beforehand). Because Indonesia was a Dutch colony from the 1800s till […]

Protein Bomb: Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Peri Peri Smoked Tofu

Protein Bomb: Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Peri Peri Smoked Tofu

This is one of those meals that are so easy to prepare and make a great dish for foodprepping! The quinoa is a whole nutrient by itself and has lot’s of protein, but these little smoked tofu steaks were actually the bomb. I found these […]

Crispy Eggplant Burger

Crispy Eggplant Burger

Another weekend, another burger. This one was actually surprisingly easy to make. The eggplant has a bit of a meat-y texture, soft on the inside, but crunchy on the outside, so this really works! I served it with some kimchi slaw on the side, to […]

Sweet Potato Chips with BBQ Jackfruit & Vegan Basil Ranch Dressing

Sweet Potato Chips with BBQ Jackfruit & Vegan Basil Ranch Dressing

This dish actually is inspired by my Loaded Nachos, which I serve as party food. However, I wanted to make a healthier version. Baked sweet potatoes are of great nutritional value, and add the jack of all fruits: jackfruit! This wonderful fruit is a rich […]

Vegan Ramen Soup with Crumbled Tofu Bites

Vegan Ramen Soup with Crumbled Tofu Bites

OK so obviously we love the Japanese cuisine. We have tried to make a perfect vegan ramen soup (one of my partner’s favourite dishes) … and this one came pretty darn close. Don’t be fooled by the ‘soup’, it’s actually a real filling dish!

Simple Vegan & Gluten Free Carrot Cake

Simple Vegan & Gluten Free Carrot Cake

This YUMMY cake seriously has the right texture – gummy, moist and crumbly. And the best thing is, it’s gluten free, oil free and (of course) vegan. Plus, the carrots make it healthy, right? Add a homemade, tangy frosting et voila, you’ve got yourself a […]