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Cool Thirst Quencher for Hot Summer Days: Lemongrass Cordial

By: Celine Marbeck This cool thirst quencher is called "Lemongrass Cordial." Traditionally in Asia, lemongrass is used to treat colds and coughs. It's considered...

Mangrove temple in Sanur, Paul Husner

Paul Husner at the ARMA museum in Ubud: June 9 – July 9 2011

By: Emma Kwee Swiss born Dutch artist Paul Husner has a solo exhibition in the Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA) in Ubud. Born in 1942 in Basel, Switzerland, Husner...

Minah Agong

JUNGLE FEVER IN JULY: Sarawak’s Rainforest World Music Festival

By: Antares THIRTEEN YEARS have elapsed but the euphoria hasn’t evaporated. The euphoria of being transported to a different world for several days – a world of...

Ilva

Figure skating on the equator

By: Emma Kwee Say Indonesia and most people conjure up images of waving palm trees, golden beaches, hot and sticky afternoons where ice cream cones melt before you put...

Christang Cuisine: Caldu Pescador

By: Celine Marbeck The Cristang cuisine is one of the oldest and least known of Malaysia’s many flavors. It is influenced by a variety of ethnic groups who conquered...

Holland Village Singapore

Singapore’s Holland Village, Laidback Food Haven

By: Cher Tan A slightly upmarket suburb, Holland Village is popular amongst the expatriate crowd. Despite the posh restaurants and bars however, it has a laidback...

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Dapoer Aisah: Pepes Ikan Recipe

By: Aisah Wolfard One of the most loved recipes from West Java Indonesia is Pepes Ikan. Pepes means ‘steamed’ and ikan is Indonesian for ‘fish.’ You can imagine...

Bala-bala, a typical Sundanse snack

DAPOER AISAH: Bala–Bala Recipe

By: Aisah Wolfard These little fried balls are a great every-moment-of-the-day snack. Bala-Bala is another typical West Javanase dish. Bala in Sundanese, means...

Retel Helmrich

Eye of the Day, Shape of the Moon & Position among the Stars: a beautiful trilogy

By: Ed Caffin This year Leonard Retel Helmrich completed his sweeping documentary-trilogy about an Indonesian family in a Jakarta slum. In Position among the Stars...

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DAPOER AISAH: Recipe for sambal ulek

By: Aisah Wolfard Spice up your food with this recipe for sambal ulek! For most Indonesians, dinner simply isn’t complete without it. There are many different kinds...