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

Q & A with Aaron Seeto, Director of Museum MACAN

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With the first anniversary of the opening of Museum MACAN approaching, we were thrilled when Aaron Seeto found time to talk with us. Aaron is the Director of Museum MACAN, the pioneering modern and contemporary art institution in Jakarta. Aaron spoke about his role, the mission of the Museum, his background and now, life in Jakarta.  *Kenalkan Aaron Continue Reading