Best Places to Sip Coffee in Jakarta #8

We are regularly asked if we have ever experienced difficulties in deriving new ideas for blog posts.. and our unanimous response is Never! Jakarta is such a diverse and interesting city that we seem to identify a new story at every turn. Certainly for our Best Places to Sip Coffee in Jakarta series, we have a waiting list of coffee spots which will Continue Reading

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

Making your own leather belt in Jakarta

There are many great advantages of living in Jakarta - meeting new people, learning a new language, trying new foods & ingredients, and gaining a better understanding of a new country, but to name a few.  Another indisputable bonus of living in Jakarta is being able to have items made to your taste and specifications. We’ve shared some of our Continue Reading

10 Minutes with special Jakarta Barista : Citra Ramadhani

We first met charismatic barista Citra Ramadhani back in February 2016, when Jo and I were starting out on our Jakarta blogging adventures together. It was a Thursday morning, and we were exploring Jalan Cipete Raya on foot, researching for our first post in the Top Spots to Stop series. Essential to our list was a Top Spot to Stop for coffee! Tick ... Toko Continue Reading