For years I ate whatever scrambled egg was served to me. They were either too runny (I don't like them looking like someone regurgitated them) or overcooked/dry (the cook would serve them to me . . .
It wasn't pretty. This post is not for the faint-hearted. One night I came home from the grocery with a 1 Kilogram crab. They were on special price at Grand Lucky and this fella was waving it's legs . . .
We attended an event last night at the Ambiente Restaurant at the Aryaduta Hotel. I loved the ambiance of the Italian resto & the art that was everywhere - on the walls, nooks & even hanging . . .
One cannot go to Jogja (or Jogjakarta/Yogyakarta) without visiting the magnificent Borobudur Temple. It is the biggest temple in the world & is the most visited tourist spot in Indonesia, with a . . .
I love making Chili Con Carne. You can use it in so many ways: over rice, in tacos, burritos, nachos, etc. And it's even better the longer is sits in the ref (not more than 7 days mind you). I like to . . .
After a year of looking for art, and a wild goose chase for a "mythical" art gallery in Jogja, we finally had our Sutrisno paintings in hand at the airport on our way back to Jakarta. We hand-carried . . .
GARLIC CHICKEN This is a super simple recipe that I learned from our maid/dog-nanny (hehe) but is always a hit in our garlic-lovin' family. Serves 2 Royco chicken marinade or 1/2 Maggi Chicken . . .
In an effort to lose weight, we try to eat soup & salads for dinner every day. Try being the operational word. I wanted to mix it up a bit, so one night I did a Thai Prawn Salad. Okay, so it still . . .
We got our flat unfurnished so we could invest in good old teakwood furniture (which is something Indonesia is known for). Another word for "old" is "recycled." Basically meaning, they salvage pieces . . .
For me, that is. Erdinger Weissbier is quite simple (in their own words) "the wheat beer par excellence." And I agree! Ever since I discovered Erdinger Weissbier at Mickey's Delicatessen about 3 . . .