Establishing an organic urban garden for your Jakarta home

Weni with Stella the scarecrow Integrity of food, in particular fresh produce was always my greatest concern when we first moved to Jakarta. Not knowing where things were grown and in what environment made me feel a little uneasy. So to regain the tiniest bit of control of our fresh produce intake, I started growing a few things in my Jakarta garden and 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