How to Make Authentic Mie Goreng

Definitely a comfort food for many Indonesians, Mie Goreng (which translates as ‘fried noodles’) is a staple dish in most Indonesian households, with a different recipe in each home, and many street vendors specialising in their own original version. Indonesia’s Mie Goreng is derived from the Chinese dish, Chow Mein and is thought to have been introduced Continue Reading

How to make Delicious Gluten-Free Cassava Cake

Today’s recipe has been kindly supplied by Almond Zucchini - a cooking studio in South Jakarta. We first tried *Kue Singkong (Cassava cake), when we visited The Local Market in Kemang a few months ago. Liz and I got chatting to Cindy, from Almond Zucchini. There, sitting on the table at her booth was a plate piled high with Kue Singkong. Cindy invited us to Continue Reading

Top Spots to Stop on Jl. Cipete Raya, South Jakarta

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Happy New Post Friday! Today we are back on Jl. Cipete Raya with an updated and refreshed post for you! We first shared this 'street story' in March 2015 and since then, new vibrant businesses have moved in and sadly some have moved out. For our ajb friends new to Jakarta, Jl. Cipete Raya is located in the South Jakarta suburb of South Cipete (bordering Continue Reading

A delicious pisang goreng recipe to try this rainy season

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Musim hujan otherwise know as the rainy season is officially here!  I always love the change of seasons in the tropics. When the clouds start rolling in, why not make a batch of pisang goreng or fried banana; the perfect Indonesian sweet treat to celebrate the seasonal change! Pisang goreng is up there on my list of sweet Indonesian treats along with the Continue Reading