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…

Garlic Butter Noodles

Asian garlic butter noodles

Last year I was invited by my friend to eat at The District by Hannah An – an exclusive Vietnamese dining room on West 3rd street. It is one of his favorite places he goes to when he’s in town. Thanks to him this gem is now also on my list of top LA restaurants. All…

mie tek tek - Indonesian fried noodles - Mie Goreng

Mie Tek Tek AKA Mie Goreng

I can include quite a few comfort meals to my repertoire, one of which is Mie (Bami) Goreng, Indonesian fried noodles, also known as Mie Tek Tek and sold by street hawkers in Indonesia. Named after the sound of the spatula hitting the wok: ‘tek-tek’.  Derived from the Chinese Low- Mein or Chow Mein but with an…