Sambal is one of the foundation stones of Indonesian cuisine. It is often referred to in translation as chilli relish—but it is so much more than just a condiment, such as mustard or tomato ketchup. It might be served as a side dish, to accompany a main dish. But it is also often made into … Continue reading Two recipes for the price of one: sambal terasi & sambal terong
Months—well actually years!—ago I wrote a blog introducing one of the key ingredients of Indonesian cookery: the chilli. I said that I was planning a series on sambal, the range of sauces, relishes, and dishes that chillies are made into. My apologies for the laughable delay to all those who said they were looking forward … Continue reading Terasi: the secret ingredient
At last! We have fixed a date and a place for our next ‘pop-up’ restaurant event. Closer to home, it will be at Applegarth in Grayshott, on Wednesday the 2nd of November (2016, for clarity!) Some of you may know the restaurant at Applegarth Farm. They normally open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. We reckon it’s the prettiest, … Continue reading Indonesian evening in Grayshott: Wednesday, 2 November
We are excited to announce our very first ‘pop-up’ restaurant evening! It’s going to be in Arundel, in The Loft at Sparks Yard, on Wednesday the 18th of November. If you click on the link above you’ll discover it’s a brilliant, friendly, lively venue on the top floor of Sparks Yard General Store. The sort of … Continue reading Indonesian pop-up in Arundel: Wednesday, 18 November
It’s been a couple of years since I started this blog, and I have to admit I’ve been less than diligent in keeping it up to date. I’ve decided that I need a project to encourage me to publish more regularly. After a certain amount of cajoling from Kevan, my husband, I’m going to attempt … Continue reading Chilli sambal! A new project.
Well it’s been a while. I have to admit that a very busy autumn has led to the sad neglect of my blog. But new years being what they are, it seems only right to start this one with a resolution. Which is, of course, to try and update it more often. I do have … Continue reading Happy New 2014!