Tropical Fruits of Indonesia

The original version of the following post was first published in January 2015 - approximately one year after my family arrived in Jakarta. Since compiling that post, we have continued to sample (and thoroughly enjoy) many new local fruits and hence an updated and extended version of Tropical Fruits of Indonesia was required (see below). We hope you find Continue Reading

How to make our Javanese-style Rujak

Have you eaten Rujak? In simple terms, this dish is a spicy salad predominantly made with fresh fruit that is sweet, crunchy and cold. Rujak is most often eaten during the *siang hours of the day, when the day is at its hottest. This spicy dish consists mostly of fruit (and some vegetables) and can be eaten as a snack in its own right, or occasionally as Continue Reading