Friday, February 27, 2009

Dora Novelty Cake


I made this cake for Ellyn's friend Charlotte, I hope she like the cake :).
It's so enjoyable and fun making this cake, the weather also perfect to handle my fondant this time.

Dora figurine made a week ahead allowing them to dry and strong (i had difficulty making dora's head, and change the shape once). As a finishing touches, i brush the cake with the pearl dusting, for more sophisticated look :P.

If you make something that you really like, you will enjoy so much like me, especially if your costumer really happy with the result :)

I hope you have a wonderful day on your Birthday Char :)



for more picture, here

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Cake Zebra Putih Telur // White eggs Zebra cake


Some days i have plenty of white eggs in my fridge, cos I've been making cakes with more yolk, i was thinking to make meringue or pavlova but they both too sweet and my daughter can't really eat them, so i began to search again on the Internet.

When i found this recipe, i can imagine the taste already by looking at the pictures, on one of Indonesian blogger name Rina, i don't know where is she get the recipe from or she could make the recipe :) Thanks Mba Rina. Is very good idea using only white eggs (less cholesterol)and using left over eggs.

The texture is very moist (from the emulsifier), not too sweet and best of all it's pretty Zebra pattern. Enjoy... and here is the recipe both in Indonesian and English language.

Cake Zebra Putih Telur // White egg Zebra cake


400 cc putih telur // egg white
200 gr gula pasir // caster sugar
1 sdt TBM/SP // emulsifier
200 gr blue band, cairkan // butter, melted
175 gr terigu // plain flour
25 gr maizena // cornstarch
1 sdm(tbsp)coklat bubuk/pasta coklat/pasta pandan/pasta strawberry // chocolate powder


1. Putih telur + SP dikocok sampai mengembang. // Beat the white eggs and emulsifier until foamy.
2. Masukkan gula pasir sedikit2 sambil terus dikocok. // Add sugar gradually, keep beating.
3. Masukkan terigu sedikit2 sambil diaduk rata. // Add flour and mix with spoon or spatula.
4. masukkan blue band yg sudah dicairkan, aduk rata. // Add melted butter, keep mixing until smooth.
5. bagi adonan menjadi 2, ½ bagian beri pasta coklat sisanya biarkan putih. // Divided batter into 2 bowl, add 1 bowl with the chocolate powder, mix well.
6. Tuang adonan putih sedikit, lalu tuang adonan coklat. Tuang lagi adonan putih, lalu adonan coklat. Begitu seterusnya sampai adonan habis. // Pour white a spoon full of batter into the greased tin, then add the chocolate batter, do it in order until finish.
7. Panggang sampai matang kurang lebih 20 menit dengan suhu 180 derajat C. // Bake for about 20- 30 minutes or until cooked trough on 180 degrees oven.

Recipe by Rina Rinso


Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Ti's style Greek Meatball with Tzatziki and Tomato Salad


Ti's style Greek Meatball with Tzatziki and Tomato Salad

# 450g lamb mince
# 1 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
# 1 cup stale white breadcrumbs
# 2 teaspoons finely-chopped fresh coriander
# 1 egg, lightly beaten
# Salt& Pepper
# 2 tablespoons finely-chopped fresh mint

Combine mince, breadcrumbs, coriander, egg, oregano and mint in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well to combine. Using 1/4 cup mixture at a time, roll into 12 Meatball.
Heat a greased pan on medium heat. Cook meatball, turning occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until cooked through. Remove to a plate. Cover to keep warm.


Tomato Salad

# 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
# 1 Lebanese cucumber, cut into thin sticks
# 1/4 cup mint leaves, shredded
# 1 tablespoon olive oil
# 1 small lemon, juiced

Combine tomatoes, cucumber and mint. Whisk together oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Pour over salad. Serve meatballs with salad, bread and tzatziki.


* 2 x 175g tubs natural no-fat yoghurt
* 2 Lebanese cucumbers, deseeded, grated
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced
* 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
* 1 teaspoon salt

Combine yoghurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon rind, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, lemon pepper and salt in a bowl. Cover. Refrigerate until required.

Recipe From Super Food Ideas, revised by Ti

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Somay Tahu


I found this recipe by accident, when i bought Indonesian tabloid (NOVA).
This kind of food that similar with dim sum (this food adapted from Chinese people who lived in Indonesia, and became our favorite), healthier yet fill you up very quick :).
You can fried them (became "Batagor" or just steam them like the recipe says.

So mouth watering food!. I used to eat this as a snack but, i have them for lunch and dinner here, otherwise i need to spend to much time in the kitchen for our meal. Anyway it's worth to try and you will like it, (my 2 years old daughter like it too,and i already made 2 times since then). Don't forget extra chili if you dare, Yummy!!



* 200g fish paste ( i used frozen one, and partially thawed)
* 100g mince Chicken
* 300g white tofu, mashed well
* 1 egg white
* 1 green shallot, chopped
* 5 Tbs Cornstarch
* 50ml coconut milk
* 1 tsp salt

*Wonton skin


* Cabbage, cut into small size,steamed
* Potatoes, steamed
* eggs, boiled
* Ready peanut sauce
* Kecap manis (Indonesian Sweet soy sauce)
* Chili sauce
* lime, cut into 2


Heat the steamer, meanwhile mix all the ingredients together, wrap 1 tablespoon mixture in the wonton skin and steam for 25 minutes.

Serve Somay with steamed potatoes and cabbage, topped with peanut sauce, kecap manis and chilli sauce.



Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Es teller ala Ti

Es teller ala Ti

Kenapa ya makin kesini, makin malas upload blog, apalagi sekarang addicted bener sama yang namanya facebook, walaupun udah ngak remaja lagi tapi kan perlu juga, kadang bisa ketemu sama teman yang udah lama ngak ketemu, atau berkomunikasi dengan teman2 di berbagai penjuru dunia.

Mungkin juga karena efek summer yang maunya bikin outdoor activity (kecuali kalo sampe panasnya diatas 35 derajat), mau masak juga males, karena ruangan jadi tambah panas, jadinya bikin yang simple dan seger-seger aja deh.

Silahkan yang mau coba bikin, ini resepnya:

Es teller ala Ti

* 1 kaleng cincau hijau ( green jelly grass), potong dadu
* 1 kaleng kelapa muda, potong kecil
* Alpukat secukupnya
* Nangka, potong dadu kecil
* Susu kental manis putih secukupnya
* Sirup frambozen atau melon (menurut selera)
* Nata de coco (optional)
* 100 cc air matang
* Es batu, hancurkan

Siapkan gelas besar, masukkan cincau, alpukat, kelapa muda dan nata de coco.
Sementara, campurkan susu kental manis, sirup dan air (tingkat kemanisan sesuai selera).
Tuangkan sebagian sir sirup ke dalam gelas yang berisi campuran buah tadi.
Top with ice dan nangka cincang.

Es teller ala Ti

Monday, February 2, 2009

Black and white theme birthday Cakes

Here is my hubby's special birthday cake.
I had some trouble handling the fondant this time, because Melbourne weather was reaching 43°C and the house was so hot as well, so my fondant ending up so sticky and difficult to use, that makes me learned something important about cake decorating :)
Because i was planning to make black and white theme cakes for a long time, I'm quite happy with the result, specially cos he love it.

black and white, cake, pretty, sweet, yummy

The Surprise was successful too on that day, i was pretending to forget his birthday in the morning, until he went home and I'm ready with table full of food and sing happy birthday with my daughter (she sang happy birthday song many times that day).

black and white, cake, pretty, sweet, yummy