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

ajb’s Expat Guide on ‘How to Thrive in Jakarta’

Firstly, Happy New Year and welcome back to a journey bespoke. It's so nice to have you join us again for this, the start of our third year of blogging. We are excited to be back in Jakarta and are rearing to go! Today's post is for all those newbies to Jakarta - or those who are on their way to the Big Durian. We still recall what it felt like to pack Continue Reading

Jakarta Street Food: The Heartbeat of the City

Jakarta's street food culture is rich, diverse, and incredibly interesting; I can't help but think that this is the 'heartbeat' of the city. Please join me on a tour of the street foods I'm familiar with in my local area; as well as introduce you to the hard working food vendors whose livelihood is invested in their recipes, cooking skills and the upkeep Continue Reading