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

Traditional Cakes and Sweets of Indonesia

Today's a journey bespoke post is all about Traditional Cakes and Sweets of Indonesia. We've shopped, tasted and researched more than 20 different sweets and can confidently recommend the following to you. To share this blogging experience (and spread the calories around), we recruited the expert help of our household staff who eagerly informed us of Continue Reading

Ramadan and Eid-ul Fitr in Jakarta

During this month of June, the world’s Islamic population share in the Holy Month of Ramadan. This includes over 200,000,000 Indonesians across the archipelago, making Indonesia the world’s most populous Islamic Nation. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It marks a period of fasting where Muslims abstain from eating and drinking during the Continue Reading

Goni Coffee

There are some new kids on the 'coffee block' in Kemang and they are already making quite an impact.  In recent months I have regularly passed the shop space, watching the construction and fit out of the building with curiosity. As soon as the words, 'Goni Coffee' were inscribed on the window, my anticipation piqued. Another good cup of coffee in the Kemang Continue Reading