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Mom's Surinamese Javanese Tempeh Sambal

It’s the time of the season to stock up on those spicy sambals. And ya girl is willing to help you by sharing Mom’s delicious Surinamese Javanese Tempeh Sambal. It’s worth to visit the Toko (Asian shops) first and indulge in some of the ingredients that are key in this recipe. You’d defo make Mom en me proud if you do!

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Bara Burger w/ Zainab Foods

These crisp, fluffy, and delicious donut-shaped lentil goodies, or Bara’s /Vada’s are a well-known treat in my household. Though nothing can beat the taste of home, Zainab Foods however, comes close to that kinda comfort. I tried out their “Bara Mix” and was surprised at how well it worked out and made fusion recipe with it! Check it out ;-)

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Gochujang Mussels w/ Linguine

A traditional preparation of mussels cannot be missed, but this one also gets a twist in The Spiced Chickpea! The mussels from Zeeland are cooked with white wine and the Korean flavour maker: Gochujang, a slightly sweet red chili paste made from fermented beans. When the mussels are cooked, you can add linguine or serve it with bread or fries. It’s perfect for a Summer meal and great with a glass of vino!

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Egg Fry w/ Asian Spices & Pimenton

This recipe is inspired by my Mom’s recipe and it’s something she used to make for us on a Saturday. I woke up with those delicious smells and ate the eggs with leftover rice or a baguette. It was so good! 🥰 So, thanks Mom and I hope you enjoy it too!

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Dynamite Mussles w/ Panko Crust

These mussels are something different on your dinner table or on a serving board. The spicy Sriracha gives these mussels a real kick and the mayo + Panko makes them extra crunchy! Wanna make it less spicy for yourself or your kids, then vary with Ketchup or BBQ sauce.

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Bucatini w/ Smoked Salmon & Mini Pomodori’s

This meal came together when I didn’t know what to cook and saw some Pomodori’s which I got on sale and some smoked salmon which I intended to use for another dish in my fridge. It was so tasty and wholesome that I decided to share it with you all!

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Asian Style Sugarsnap Peas

I love Sugarsnap Peas! I love them steamed with some olive oil and salt & pepper, tossed through pasta or sautéed with some other veggies, but my favorite way of making them is with Asian spices and just eating them with plain rice or serving it as a side. Try it out and let me know yourself!

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Peach & Mango Crisp w/ Amaretto Raisins

These delicious tropical crisps are the perfect dessert to end your long Summer night and they are easy to make! Cut up some peaches, mango or whatever fruits you like, spoon them in a ramekin or oven dish and top it with a heavenly crisp. And if you want to be extra cheeky, then serve it with some vanilla ice cream!

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