Indonesian Cooking With Trader Joe's & Chef Jeff

Indonesian inspired street food with Trader Joe’s – Siomay Bandung

Most of my grocery shopping I do at my favorite supermarket Trader Joe’s. Unlike many larger stores, they don’t have an ‘international’ or ‘ethnic’ food isle. Even those supermarkets that do, generally don’t feature Indonesian products. Most often you can only find Chinese, Thai, or Mexican food products. The one familiar product that these supermarkets…

Tahu Tempeh Kecap Pedis

Tahu is the Indonesian word for tofu. And tempeh is the Indonesian word for tempeh! (duh!) Usually I have Tahu and Tempeh on a Tuesday, hence… #TahuTempehTuesday. Spread the word! Tofu is a soybean product and made from condensed, unfermented soy milk that’s been processed into solid white blocks. The cool thing about tofu is that It’s…

Internet Noodles – Quick and Easy

At any time of the day, when I crave something hearty and want something that’s easy and quick to make, I think ‘happy-carbs’ and then its often noodles. This recipe is inspired by a popular Indonesian street food called ‘internet’. This is a made up word consisting of 3 main ingredients: Indo Mie (a popular instant…