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Ikan Noesantara Independence Day Lunch

Ikan Noesantara Independence Day Lunch

From the oceans to the mountains Indonesia is endowed with abundant natural produce. Comprising over 17,000 islands and two-thirds of the total area of Indonesia is ocean then surely edible seafood is abundant. Not only seafood, Indonesian ocean also rich in minerals. As a country with the second-longest coastline in the world salt production in Indonesia is pretty high. Continue Reading

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Tea Inspired Competition with Dilmah Tea

Fun Kitchen Tea Inspired Competition by Dilmah

 

 

For most people, Friday is the beginning of happiness and a good time. But, Friday morning for Jakartan means dealing with crazy traffic. Usually, I prefer to stay at home on Friday if there is nothing necessitating. However, today I feel excited and don’t really care about the traffic. It promptly 9 a.m when my uber finally arrived. I’m willing to get up early and got stuck in traffic for the sake of 5th Fun Kitchen: Tea Inspired Competition with Dilmah Tea event. Continue Reading

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An Exquisitea: Tea Pairing Session with Peter Kuruvita at Dilmah t-Lounge

Peter Kuruvita at t-Lounge by Dilmah

Tea is an inseparable part of Indonesian culture, when you are eating out in Indonesia you can see almost every restaurant have tea on their menu, even in a small eatery like warung you will usually be presented with a complimentary glass of tea. Visiting relatives house in Indonesia -mainly in a rural area- you will be served a cup of hot tea with sugar on the side and usually accompanied with a plate of piping hot fried banana. Continue Reading

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Enjoying the Weekend with Giant Crab at Dapur Seafood

Living in a country that comprising over 17.000 islands and known as the largest archipelago country in the world, you must be thinking that I enjoy delicious seafood every day. Unfortunately get fresh seafood in Jakarta is not as easy as you think. 

Luckily for the residents of Nort Jakarta, especially for those who living in and around Pantai Mutiara. Dapur seafood, a restaurant that specialises in seafood dishes just opened in Pantai Mutiara. Continue Reading

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Bittersweet Seduction

Although Indonesia is the 3rd largest cacao producer in the world. But why globally Indonesian cacao is still perceived as a low-quality cacao? After the cacao pod harvested from the tree, the fermentation and drying process have an important role to produce fine, high-grade beans. Majority Indonesia’s cacao export as raw beans instead of processed cacao, it means Indonesia lost some revenue values.  Continue Reading