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
Indonesian is known as the world’s largest archipelago country. Comprising over 17,000 islands, and two-thirds of the total area of Indonesia is the ocean, then surely Indonesia are endowed with the wonderful underwater world and abundant edible seafood. Continue Reading
Last week I visited SIAL Interfood 2016 at Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran. More than 800 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions showing their product in the area of 300.000 square kilometres. At the end of the day, my stomach is full and my feet are sore, but I’m excited because there are too many delicious foods and drinks to try. From coffee to wine, spices and baking ingredients, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy. Continue Reading
Living in Jakarta means you are never short on culinary event and exhibition. The most anticipated event this year is SIAL Interfood, this exhibition took place from 9th to 12th November 2016. SIAL Interfood is a B2B platform dedicated for the Indonesian and ASEAN Food & Beverage Industry. Continue Reading
What you usually do when you feel sad, angry or just bored? I guess most people would do sleeping, eating or even shopping. I love food, and I must admit turn to food at my emotionally weakest point is the easiest thing to do. But instead drowning my face in a bucket of fried chicken or a pint of ice cream, I would prefer to do something more positive like cooking. Continue Reading
“Being a woman is a fate Sabina did not choose. What we have not chosen we cannot consider either our merit or our failure. Sabina believed that she had to assume the correct attitude to her unchosen fate. To rebel against being born a woman seemed as foolish to her as to take pride in it.”~The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera Continue Reading
Nothing relieves a weary soul more than a good bowl of soupy noodles.
Imagine a bowl of thick and chewy noodles combined with delicious hot broth during a cold rainy day, it will banish the melancholy and cure your weary soul. But the good thing about udon is that it doesn’t have to be a rainy day for you to enjoy it. You can enjoy it anytime, cold with a dipping sauce or with hot broth and other toppings. Continue Reading