What is Jamu and How to Make Jamu Beras Kencur

Jamu is Indonesia’s system of traditional herbal medicine used by many for the prevention and treatment of a variety of ailments. Many recipes for Jamu tonics utilise the flora that is indigenous to tropical Indonesia including roots and rhizomes (eg: ginger, galangal, turmeric), flowers (eg: roselle, cloves and butterfly pea), bark (cinnamon,secang), leaves Continue Reading

How to Make our Flavourful Indonesian-Style Roast Chicken

It's a rare person that doesn't love a roast chicken. It makes for a simple lunch or dinner solution and one that can be made easily here in Indonesia. What's more, the smell of a chicken roasting evokes a sense of nostalgia for me, reminiscent of life back in Australia when Sunday lunch generally consisted of a roast. But as with most things, it's nice Continue Reading