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

Our Favourite ajb Recipes – Just For You!

Today’s post is a collection of some of our favourite ajb recipes to date. Presented to you over the past 2 or so years, these recipes celebrate many of the unique and flavourful ingredients that the Indonesian archipelago is famous for. Better still, all ingredients featured in these recipes are readily available throughout Indonesia; and for those of you 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