Pasar Kue Subuh – Jakarta’s famous Jajanan Pasar Market

Welcome to Pasar Kue Subuh! Do you love markets? We certainly do - in fact we LOVE our markets (‘pasars’) so much that we’ve written in excess of 10 posts about various markets in Jakarta. In today’s AJB post we indulge our obsession with traditional market snacks known as, ’Jajanan Pasar’. With the expert guidance of our friend and Indonesian food Continue Reading

Nasi Uduk Betawi – Jakarta Fragrant Coconut Rice


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I have a soft spot for Nasi Uduk because it originated right here in Jakarta. The name literally means "mixed rice" in the Betawi dialect and is related to the Bahasa Indonesia term aduk ("mix"). The name also describes the dish preparation itself, which involves infusing fresh herbs and spices into coconut milk giving the rice an incredible aroma and Continue Reading

Creative People: Maggie Hutauruk-Eddy

Today we are back in Jakarta spotlighting creatives who are making their mark on this dynamic city and beyond! From fashion designer, furniture, handy-crafts, and art seller and now fashion brand developer and curator of art from emerging Indonesian artists - we headed to PIM 1 to get to know a little bit more about Maggie Hutauruk-Eddy, founder of Continue Reading

AJB ‘Memorable Posts’ Holiday Reading

A big HELLO from both of us! Today we are closing our Jakarta blog season with some memorable posts from over the last four fantastic years.The following posts will include some reminiscing; first experiences with new ingredients, garden discoveries, new places, memorable Jakarta moments and some very special people. Join us below for our last post for Continue Reading