Tropical Fruits of Indonesia

The original version of the following post was first published in January 2015 - approximately one year after my family arrived in Jakarta. Since compiling that post, we have continued to sample (and thoroughly enjoy) many new local fruits and hence an updated and extended version of Tropical Fruits of Indonesia was required (see below). We hope you find Continue Reading

These are a few of our favourite things…

When moving to any new place, (be it a town, city or country), it takes time to discover the local secrets. Since arriving in Jakarta, Liz and I have gradually uncovered some little treasures that we are excited to share, especially so, as these products are either locally made or locally grown. So if you are new to town, firstly 'Welcome!' We hope Continue Reading

Recipes for Easy Entertaining

  Here are a couple of quick and easy recipes that have become a bit of a staple when that impromptu get together takes place. The Hummus recipe is an adaptation of a recipe by the wonderful Stephanie Alexander, which has been modified and tweaked to include local ingredients. The Spiced Tropical Punch reminds me of both my Mum and her mother (my Continue Reading