7 Jakarta Ceramicists you should Know

Below is a list of SEVEN talented Jakarta ceramic artists you should know! A ceramicist’s work is slow going ... pieces are made by hand, fired, glazed and fired again. The process is time consuming and involves persistence and perseverance.  Each ceramicist we feature today shares an incredible passion for their craft. You may already recognise Continue Reading

How to make Lidah Kucing cookies for this Eid holiday

Ask any Indonesian what their favourite biscuit is for Idul Fitri (or any special celebration for that matter), and without hesitation you’ll hear, ‘Nastar!’, ‘Kaastengel!’, ‘Putri Salju!’, 'Kue Semperit!’ and ‘Lidah Kucing!’. These biscuits clearly are the favourites of Indonesia. And as these cookies are being named, you’ll also detect a hint of nostalgia Continue Reading

AJB’s interview with Gwen Winarno : Founder of Pure Foods

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Please meet Gwen Winarno, a healthy food and healthy Jakarta- lifestyle advocate! In today's AJB interview, Gwen shares her motivation for establishing Pure Foods Company, an organic catering and online grocer, and why she believes it really is possible to live a healthy lifestyle in Jakarta. Read on for Gwen's inspiring, healthy food journey Continue Reading

Best Places to Sip Coffee in Jakarta #9

Coffee is a BIG deal here! Indonesia has a love affair with the 'coffee bean' and luckily for us, this has led to the rise of some seriously fantastic places to sip great coffee. Whether you just like to appreciate a good cup, or you’re a full-on connoisseur, there are some great places dotted around Jakarta for everyone to enjoy. Here are our Continue Reading