One of the Best Pierogi in Pittsburgh

Potato & cheddar cheese Pierogi - S&D Polish Deli - Strip District, Pittsburgh - Two Worlds Treasures

“Pierogi? What’s that?” that’s what my Texan friends asked me, a girl from Indonesia to begin with. But I married the love of my life who’s from Pittsburgh, so Pierogi became something familiar to me for the past 14 years. Pierogi is the Polish version of a dumpling. They consist of a delicate dough stuffed with potato filling, cheese, meat, onion, sauerkraut, and sometimes fruit. It is a popular Eastern European food but its origin is hard to trace because people in Poland, Russia, Czechs, Ukraine, Belarus, Slovak, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Ruthenia are all enjoy Pierogi although under a …

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SIMPLE AVOCADO JUICE from INDONESIA

Simple Avocado Juice: Indonesian drink: Two Worlds Treasures

While guacamole is arguably the most popular way to eat avocado in the U.S., in Indonesia we like to have it as Jus Alpukat (avocado juice, literally translate). Though when you see the juice, it looks more like a shake or smoothie. Here’s the easiest way to make it.   What you need: (1 serving) 1 small ripe and soft avocado Sweetened condensed milk Ice Water Blender   How to make it: 1.       Slice avocado in half. 2.       Discharge the seed, squished the meat to the blender. 3.       Add 2-3 ice cubes (better if using crushed ice). 4.       Blend with …

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Love, Indonesian Chocolate.

Various great taste Indonesian chocolate

I was surprised when I stumbled across an article about Indonesian chocolate in Garuda in-flight magazine. I didn’t know there are good number of chocolates made in Indonesia. And not only that. Indonesia is the #3 cacao producer in the world and they shoot for #1 in the year of 2020! Also, Indonesian cacao have been used for years to make the finest chocolate in Belgium and Swiss! Wow! Where was I all this time? How could I never hear about this? I only heard about a couple of brands and my family or friends never talked about Indonesian chocolate. …

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Cowgirl BBQ: Home of The Mother of All Green Chile Cheeseburger

Cowgirl BBQ: The Mother of All Green Chile Cheeseburger

When we visited Santa Fe for the very first time, I noticed signs of green chile cheeseburger were everywhere. Hmm… sounds inviting. After we settled in our hotel room, I flipped through the travel magazine I found in the lobby. I spotted this restaurant called Cowgirl BBQ who won the Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown in Santa Fe. So that’s where we headed for lunch the next day.

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Lambert’s Cafe – Home of Throwed Rolls

The first time we traveled I-55 in Missouri from Texas to Illinois, I saw a billboard of Lambert’s Café, Home of the Throwed Rolls. I turned to my husband who happened turning his head to me, too. “Isn’t it the one in Travel Channel?” I asked him. “Yeap!” said my husband. “One of the best places to pig out or something like that?” I continued. “Yeap!” my husband nodded. “Let’s go there! I want to try it,” I added.

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