Say Hello to Evie from Monolog Quality Coffee Co.

Almost 18 months ago, Liz took me to a cafe called Monolog. I recall her telling me that the cafe was in the car park of a shopping centre. I must admit the sound of the locale had me a little worried, but my concerns were quickly put to rest as I was faced with a chic European-inspired alleyway lined with seats and tables and filled with the buzz of people Continue Reading

Jeruk Bali, Goats Cheese and Pearl Couscous Salad

We bought a Jeruk Bali from our local supermarket simply because of its proportions. The sight of this citrus fruit, which is the size of a small bowling ball, kept piquing our curiosity each time we visited the fruit and vegetable section. Then one day my husband said to me, 'Let's just buy one'. My response? 'What for? How could something the size of a Continue Reading

Easter Rocky Road

For many of you, Easter celebrations are about to begin and if you happen to have moved to Jakarta within the last twelve months, you may be wondering where Easter Bunny will source his eggs this year. Have no fear... this Friday, our ajb New Post Friday will provide you with a comprehensive list of where you can find many of your Easter needs, right here in Continue Reading

Tropical Flowers of Indonesia

How can you walk past the beautiful and vibrant flower shops of Jakarta and not be drawn in by all that colour! Take the time to stop and have a look. The vendors are often keen to share their knowledge and are happy for you to simply look and appreciate. But the bonus is that you can walk away with an armful of beautiful locally grown flowers for a very Continue Reading