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Creamy Miso + Umeboshi Dip

  Today I am going to write the first instalment from three  dips and sauce recipes that have been ‘cooking’ in my head this past few weeks. The weather has been horrendously hot here out in the East Coast (and the rest of USA), and this really takes out any desire of cooking or eating […]

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Lasagne Verdi with Sage+Walnut Pesto

Greetings from the new MyOrangePot.com headquarters! 9 months since my last blog post, 8 months since I’m experiencing a writer’s block, 1 month since I’m reunited with my kitchenware, Finally I am ready to just dig myself out of this rut and start getting my cook-writer hat on again! New York and New Jersey is […]

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#Weekly_Canteen Menu for February 19

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!!! Sorry for the late post today, had a V-day call date that went long, but I am making it up to you as cut-off time for orders has been brought to 8 pm on Tuesday February 17th! New menu for Thursday, February 19 is now ready for your perusal. Menu can be […]

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#Weekly_Canteen Menu for February 5

Hello friends (existing and new)! Thank you so much for your orders last week! I hope you’ve enjoyed your Thursday dinners, as much as I have enjoyed making them. Please see below the menu for this Thursday, February 5th: This week’s menu will feature two very exciting new items for you to sample as below: […]

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Telur Pindang (Indonesian Marbled Eggs)

One of my early memories of my mother’s kitchen is recalling that my mother always puts aside the red onion (bawang merah/shallots) peel in a ‘besek’ (wicker basket) at the corner of the kitchen. When we kids helped her peeling the little tear-jerking little red things, she will call out to us, “Save the peels […]

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#Weekly_Canteen Menu for January 29

Hello friends (existing and new)! Thank you so much for your orders last week! I hope you’ve enjoyed your Thursday dinners, as much as I have enjoyed making them. Please see below the menu for this Thursday, January 29th: Macaroni Schotel regular (baked macaroni and cheese mixed with minced lean beef and onion filling, topped with […]

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Lentils with broiled eggplant

I just renewed my apartment contract again for 2015 and decided that since I’m not terribly busy anymore with work things, I should – for once and for all – take a close look to the many, many things which have taken space-hogging residence in my apartment. Somehow after 8 years in this apartment, my things have […]

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Spicy dal + carrot soup

It’s that time of the year again, when every morning you wake up with a slight shiver since the morning air is a little on the cold side. Or when you go to bed, you want to lay under layers of blankets, wrap yourself up in a snuggie. And when it comes dinner time, the […]

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Red Velvet Beetroot Cake with homemade Nutella Wannabe

Typhoon Man-Yi maybe a-blazing. Day’s a-raining. Tari a-typing. It’s been a while since a typhoon/cyclone/ tropical storm at this scale hit Japan. Very unaptly, the ever powerful Man-Yi decided to visit on one of Japan’s 3-day weekend in September. My hopes and dreams to hit the beach this Summer were crushed because of the very […]

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Banana Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate Freckles

For a few months now, I have been an active member of an Indonesian Foodie Group on Facebook called #FOODWAR. In that particular community, some active members always post and share the many delicious things they make, every day, anytime of the day. This in effect gave me constant stimulation and some ideas on what […]

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