‘We have a favourite tailor..Her name is Yana’

What began as a simple idea to make a quilt from a piece of contemporary, hand dyed batik fabric; quickly grew into a serious appreciation for local textiles, a desire to learn about the rich textile culture in this country, a weakness for textile pasars, and a friendship with Jakarta tailor Yana Tjoa. Yana's work was endorsed in a blog post I read three Continue Reading

Jeruk Bali, Goats Cheese and Pearl Couscous Salad

We bought a Jeruk Bali from our local supermarket simply because of its proportions. The sight of this citrus fruit, which is the size of a small bowling ball, kept piquing our curiosity each time we visited the fruit and vegetable section. Then one day my husband said to me, 'Let's just buy one'. My response? 'What for? How could something the size of a Continue Reading