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How to Make this Rich and Spicy Beef Rendang

  It is a long weekend in Jakarta; why not use this extra day to include a new local recipe in your repertoire? Beef Rendang! This is the perfect opportunity to visit your neighbourhood mobile grocer to buy fresh Indonesian spices which are the essence of authentic Rendang. Better still, bring the kids along with you to share in the experience. Continue Reading

A day in the life: Rachel House Nurse Ria

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Earlier this year we had the privilege of accompanying Palliative Care Nurse Ria to visit one of her patients at their home in densely populated North Jakarta. Ria's patient that day was a seriously-ill 4 month old baby boy. He is cared for at home by his mother, who is also suffering from a life-limiting condition. Ria works for Rachel House, an Continue Reading

How to make Ibu Mina’s pandan chiffon cake : bolu pandan

When I moved to Indonesia I started seeing green! and I'm not referring to the tropical landscape. I'm talking about cakes and bread! ... green cakes and green bread! The source was pandan, a tropical plant with long palm-like leaves and a distinct nutty flavour. This week Jo and I had the pleasure of being shown how to make a 'green cake' ... a Continue Reading

Creative People: Maggie Hutauruk-Eddy

Today we are back in Jakarta spotlighting creatives who are making their mark on this dynamic city and beyond! From fashion designer, furniture, handy-crafts, and art seller and now fashion brand developer and curator of art from emerging Indonesian artists - we headed to PIM 1 to get to know a little bit more about Maggie Hutauruk-Eddy, founder of Continue Reading