In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “A Moment in Time.”

Kakigori is a Japanese shaved ice dessert flavored with syrup and condensed milk. Popular flavors include strawberry, cherry, lemon, green tea, grape, melon, “Blue Hawaii,” sweet plum, and colorless syrup. To sweeten kakig?ri, condensed milk is often poured on top of it. It is not like a snow cone: It has a much smoother fluffier ice consistency, much like fresh fallen snow, and a spoon is almost always used to eat it.


Picture above is “Boo!!! Kakigori” with matcha syrup and matcha ice cream. That’s why it is green. But the ears are made from strawberries. How cute! <3 They have it in many flavors: strawberry, chocolate, vanilla, matcha, ogura, black sesame. I choose matcha (green tea) because I love that flavor so much! So the green shaved ice dessert with a bear shape, came to my table, ready to serve. Below those shaved ice, there were some egg puddings lying there, waiting to be found and tasted. Sweet, but not extremely sweet :) I wanna go there again, someday. Prepare for the long queue line. Waiting time approx. 15-30 minutes :D Location: SumoBoo - Kota Kasablanka, Jakarta.

Weekly Photo Challenge : Lunchtime

Eating is something that you should do if you a human. Of course, any mankind on this earth surely like to eat. Especially when we are in a deep hungry state.

Anyway, in the big city, lunchtime has so many meaning. Lunch meeting, lunch date, etc. And lunch typically falls in the early-middle of the working day, it can either be eaten on a break from work, or as part of the workday. The difference between those who work through lunch and those who take it off could be a matter of cultural, social class, bargaining power, or the nature of the work.

Regularly, I cooked my own lunch, and bring it to the work. It is just for financial reason :p but when I woke up late or when I just don’t have any mood to cook, I will have lunch nearby my workplace. Nothing special with my daily lunchtime.

Last Christmas day, I had lunch with some of my family. It was something that unusual, since we are rarely meet each other. Here’s a picture of us, happily eating those Szechuan dining.

Family lunch on Christmas day (2012).
Family lunch on Christmas day (2012).

And here is a picture of a friend who is really enjoy her lunch hahaha..
I took the picture with my HTC One S phone :)

@ssetiawan with 4 portion of Coto Makassar! :D
@ssetiawan with 4 portion of Coto Makassar! :D

And how about your lunchtime? Anything delicious?

–Inspired from Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime.

New Rolls in the House!

Sushi! Makanan unik khas Jepang yang dibuat dengan cara nge-roll-roll ini merupakan makanan favorit saya. Oh iya, tolong dibedakan yaaa sushi dan sashimi :D kalo sushi itu ada nasi-nya, dan lauknya belum tentu ikan mentah :D kalo sashimi sudah pasti ada ikan mentahnya :D

Nah, kapan hari itu, kayaknya 2 minggu yang lalu, dapet undangan #SGFoodTastingPanel dalam rangka nyobain beberapa sushi roll baru yang di SushiGroove. Pada dasarnya saya memang pengunjung setia SushiGroove, langsung saya mengiyakan undangan itu, dan sangat kebetulan tempatnya di Citywalk. Tetangga klinik saya :D

Segitu tiba, ternyata sudah ada blogger-blogger lainnya duduk di satu meja panjang, menanti sushi roll dihidangkan. Saya duduk, langsung dikasih 3 lembar yang berisi 12 kolom penilaian. Ini harus diisi sambil mencicipi 12 sushi roll yang baru dari Sushigroove. Tentunya ada kolom komen. Wuih, serasa komentator kuliner aja :D *ampun pak Bondan :D*

Lembar penilaian untuk sushi rolls yang dicicipi.

Yuk mari kita intip satu-satu :D

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Misoshiru a.k.a Miso Soup

Thank you to Mamananda for sending me some japanese food stuffs. One of them is miso pasta, which is used for making a japanese soup called misoshiru or miso soup.
Thank you to Emak Geboy for sharing her recipe at Info Dapur Blogger Family Forum.
Here’s the recipe, modified a bit by me according to Indonesian style :p
400 ml water + 2 cubes of chicken broth
2 teaspoon miso
1 block of tofu cut into dice style 1 cm
1 leek, cut into thin slices
1/2 teaspoon of pepper
How to cook:
1. In a soup pot, heat the water and add broth. (I should use dashi for the broth but because I don’t have dashi here and it’s difficult to find dashi, so I just use chicken broth. Some people use fish broth)
2. Add Miso with a ladle or a large spoon, stir to help it dissolve.
3. Add Tofu diced into 1cm. cubes and boil lightly. When heated through, add the leek.
4. Serve in individual soup bowls and eat it while hot.

It looks terrible because I didn’t cut the tofu into blocks, but the taste is satisfication guaranteed!!