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#Weekly_Canteen Menu for February 12

Here we go again, Friends! Did you enjoy your dinner last Thursday? 🙂 New menu for Thursday, February 12 is now ready for your perusal. Menu can also be downloaded here: Menu February 12 Some sneak peak on what are featured on the menu: our beloved Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes – made with 100% whole wheat flour, […]

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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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#Weekly_Canteen #Cook_for_friends

This is a New Year and therefore we thought to try out something new – My Orange Pot has now opened its doors to the masses! Do you find yourself too busy or uninspired to cook each night? Cut yourself some slack once a week and leave it to My Orange Pot to prepare your […]

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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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Everybody loves Pizza!

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you have a group of people coming over to your house with different dietary restrictions – halal, vegetarian, vegan, kosher, no red meat, no seafood, no vinegar, no this no that? Okay, I have never had all the aforementioned restrictions all in one go, but I often […]

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Anchovies + olives + cheese bites

  It is one of those happy regular Sundays. I didn’t have to work, no big deadlines casting a shadow over the weekend, didn’t have to work either. On purpose I have said no to any invitations for any form of gatherings. For a very nice change, I have no places to be, no people to […]

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Beef + Root Veggies + Barley Soup

It’s been embarrassingly too long since I updated the blog last, some 6 months ago, methinks. A lot has happened and to be fair, I haven’t been cooking much in the past 3-4 months, what with my new job and all the travels that happened surrounding it. Yeah, it’s kind of a downer (and horror […]

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