A delicious pisang goreng recipe to try this rainy season


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

Project Bedhead

  A new year and a new bedhead! It happened like this...My eldest teenage daughter had just moved into a new bedroom, so we gave her full creative license to decorate her new space in the hope it would be a haven for study, relaxation and hanging out with her friends. Without hesitation she said ‘I’d love a Parisian theme’. How exciting I Continue Reading

Top 5 Artisan Markets in Jakarta

Markets have been a part of Jakarta city life for hundreds of years and have now evolved to be popular tourist attractions; but it is the 'Artisan Market' that is the relative newcomer to Jakarta. Typical of artisan markets around the world, artisan markets in Jakarta are held in unique spaces and it is the nature of these places that make the artisan market Continue Reading

Super Easy Cacao + Coconut Balls

  We’re kicking off our first FOOD post for 2016 with a recipe for Cacao + Coconut Energy Balls from Aussie chefs Mark LaBrooy and Darren Robertsons's latest book 'The Blue Ducks' Real Food'. Having recently returned from a holiday in Australia where it is very easy to eat 'real, whole foods', I’m now craving satisfying healthy snacks I can make Continue Reading