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Cooking up a storm in Yogyakarta

1 December 2012

Categories : Cuisine

Cooking up a storm in Yogyakarta

Who amongst us really like to think about where our food comes from? As long as it appears clean and tasty on our table, that’s all that matters. And sometimes – like in the restaurants of South East Asia – it’s often not worth the mental anguish of wondering what’s going on in the kitchen. It will be delicious – tick. It won’t make you sick – tick. So who cares about anything else, right? Well… in this case,...

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Tag : Yogyakarta's Dining Guide, Yogyakarta

A Behind the Scenes Look at Making Gudeg in Yogyakarta

10 December 2012

Categories : Sightseeing - Cuisine

A Behind the Scenes Look at Making Gudeg in Yogyakarta

The heat from the flames was almost unbearable, the lack of air circulation stifling. A surprisingly tall, young, shirtless man in flip-flops entered the room. Male or female, it was hard not to notice his abs, covered in sweat, and seemingly carved from stone. He deposited a shovel full of red-hot coals underneath one of the many large cooking pots, without a word, and left the room again. Walking into the kitchen of Gudeg Yu Djum, a famous restaurant in...

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Tag : Yogyakarta

A traditional culinary tour of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

12 December 2012

Categories : Cuisine

A traditional culinary tour of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

One of the most unique experiences that I had on my trip to Indonesia was when I decided to go on a culinary tour in one of Indonesia’s biggest cities, Yogyakarta. I wasn’t really sure what to expect but so far I was loving all of the food that I was eating in Indonesia and hadn’t quite yet felt like I was really “getting to know” Indonesia and its people and what better way than to do it through food? What I didn’t know was...

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Tag : Yogyakarta's Dining Guide

BANDUNG GETAWAY

1 August 2013

Categories : Travelings - Shopping - Cuisine - Sightseeing - Lifestyle

BANDUNG GETAWAY

Buckle up for an excursion to this vibrant Indonesian town a couple of hours’ drive from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta WORDS AULIA R SUNGKAR PHOTOGRAPHY TIMUR ANGIN Located some 150km south-east of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia’s West Java province has a quaint atmosphere. With a population of approximately 2.5 million, Bandung has a laid-back lifestyle that is different from the country’s capital with all its hustle and bustle. Just a...

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Tag : Marvel at Tangkuban Perahu’s Volcanic Crater, Bandung Culinary Guide, Bandung Factory Outlets Galore For Apparel and Leatherware