Food Fiesta in Yamashinden, Nagano

Another multicultural family happened to be my host in Yamashinden, Watauchi Wakaho, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It was a quite unique experience. I tasted two unique life style, included food preferences under one roof. In morning, I always stuffed my stomach with those sugar-overloaded English breakfasts following the preference of the husband, which mostly the same with tea times and snacking cheat times outside. Meanwhile, lunch … Continue reading Food Fiesta in Yamashinden, Nagano

Craving Some Foods

I’m not a big fan of any coconut milk base dishes, but nowadays, there are three dishes that I’m craving for; Lontong Orari in Banjarmasin, Lontong Sayur Uda Pero in Bandung, and Ketupat Kandangan in Satui. Those are all my fatty craving. Lontong Orari Banjarmasin Pressed rice cake served with jackfruit in coconut milk. I found about the popularity of Lontong Orari in Banjarmasin about … Continue reading Craving Some Foods

Breakfast/Brunch at Warung Taru, Bandung

Yeah, it’s weekend. Speaking of weekend, there is a place that likes crossing my mind on each weekend, Warung Taru in Bandung. Warung Taru is one of my favorite places for having breakfast or brunch when I’m in the city, especially on the weekends. It has special feeling on the weekends for I love spending time there with my friends who are mostly free on … Continue reading Breakfast/Brunch at Warung Taru, Bandung

Learn a month’s worth of delicious Indonesian dishes with Frenchman’s punk rock song 【Video】

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
Unfortunately for everyone who loves delicious food, Indonesian restaurants are in short supply around the world and some people’s knowledge of the cuisine is limited to Indonesian “Ethnic” Cup Noodle. Fortunately though, a French singer named Fransoa, fell in love with Indonesian food and decided to write a punk song about it. Using the bizarre music video as a base, we are going to introduce 30 of… Continue reading Learn a month’s worth of delicious Indonesian dishes with Frenchman’s punk rock song 【Video】

Indomie, Seleraku…

Literally, “Indomie, my taste…” The excerpt was taken from nationally well known jingle of an instant noodle’s advertisement in Indonesia. It’s raining outside and one thing that always come on my mind when the rain hits hard and the cold goes through my skin passes until the heart is “Indomie”. This is the first and nationally loved instant noodle in Indonesia. It needs 3 minutes … Continue reading Indomie, Seleraku…


The last five days I have been so diligent to make my own lunch, even though the company I’m served serves it, and I’ve been also choose a quite simple and healthy food. One of the meal is ‘karedok’; specialty dish of West Java, especially Bandung, raw assorted vegetables (like vegetables salad) with peanut sauce, usually it uses bean sprout, green string bean, cabbage, eggplant, … Continue reading Karedok

Foods for Field Break Part III; Sangatta

I don’t eat at restaurant much when I’m home (at my daddy’s home, actually) because I have 2 great chefs in the house; my sisters. They make one of the best foods in Sangatta (my preference and mostly their friend’s preference). They always ask my day off schedule and when I’m about arriving at Sangatta, they would have been stocked up the ingredients to welcome … Continue reading Foods for Field Break Part III; Sangatta

Foods for Field Break (Part II)

Nine days left for my field break and the food list is increasing. Yesterday, I posted about my favourite food in Samarinda, now I’ll go for Bandung. I’d lived at Bandung for more than 6 years so I love its taste. At first my stomach rejected the food in Bandung because mostly it’s raw vegetable, fried any-side-dishes, and separated ‘sambal’ (crushed chillies) without any broth … Continue reading Foods for Field Break (Part II)