2:53 pm May 5, 2015 | No Comment
For the launch of the new blend, J.Co brought over Colin Harmon, a four-time Irish barista champion and co-owner of 3fe, a high-profile cafe in Dublin, to showcase his expertise in making coffee.
12:00 pm May 5, 2015 | No Comment
Baking is a craft: to be able to create something from scratch with one’s bare hands brings a sense of satisfaction and achievement; some pastry chefs even go as far as to say that the kneading and rolling of the dough can be therapeutic, or at the very least, soothing and comforting.
9:52 am May 3, 2015 | No Comment
Ayam pop has an elegant flavor all its own without the need for chili paste, or sambal, a staple in West Sumatran cuisine. The coconut water imparts a sweet taste.
12:00 pm April 28, 2015 | No Comment
While not quite as bad as that, Trio restaurant, which looks rather dilapidated, faces a busy road and has no air-conditioning, is unlikely to entice patrons looking for a lavish dining experience. However, its food had been highly recommended, so my companion and I intrepidly decided to forgo comfort in pursuit of a fine feed.
11:53 am April 26, 2015 | No Comment
This week, I have prepared a recipe for a very simple pasta dish with tomatoes and capers, flower buds of the Capparis shrub grown along the Mediterranean coast. They are usually pickled in vinegar or preserved in brine. One bite lets out a sharp, sour flavor that is perfect for pasta dishes, salads and pizza
8:00 am April 21, 2015 | No Comment
Some people say the eyes are the windows to the soul. And they believe that by looking through someone’s eyes, we can truly know their character. That theory is, of course, debatable. But eyes are certainly one of the most important features to someone’s appearance.  With a single glance, eyes have the power to impress […]
3:28 pm April 19, 2015 | No Comment
Most coffee snobs can only dream of sipping on a brew made from Saint Helena beans. Imported from Yemen in the 18th century, the tiny South Atlantic island’s green-tipped Bourbon Arabica coffee plant produces some of the world’s most expensive — and most delectable — beans.
3:17 pm April 19, 2015 | No Comment
France has many restaurants claiming the “bio” label, but only one to earn a star in the fabled Michelin Guide: Elsa, a Riviera eatery run by an Italian chef, Paolo Sari.
1:12 pm April 19, 2015 | No Comment
In Cirebon, in West Java, a local delicacy called empal gentong is cooked in clay pot. Empal gentong is basically a beef soup — or perhaps it would be more appropriate to call it a soto dish, a traditional Indonesian soup containing meat and vegetables. It usually receives a dash of tamarind, which gives the dish a nice tangy flavor.
9:45 pm April 15, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Australian Embassy in Jakarta held an event called the Australian Culinary Trails 2015 at the residence of Australian Ambassador Paul Grigson on Wednesday.
12:14 pm April 15, 2015 | No Comment
From learning the art of Balinese cooking, to crafting Balinese perfume with perfume specialist Nora Gasparini, sunrise yoga on the beach and the Ritz Kids program, the Ritz-Carlton Bali offers subtle resort living while providing guests a fully-rounded Balinese experience.
5:16 pm April 12, 2015 | No Comment
Russian authorities have pledged millions of dollars to help two renowned film director brothers create a patriotic fast food chain to rival McDonalds, reports said Friday.
4:50 pm April 12, 2015 | No Comment
The guide reviews 145 restaurants, the first Michelin has ever selected in Latin America. A total of 16 boast one Michelin star — 10 in business hub Sao Paulo and the other six in tourist mecca Rio.
12:00 pm April 7, 2015 | No Comment
Thyme is used in casserole, soups, stews, baked fish, roasted chicken, stuffing even cookies. It is also good to give interesting flavor on scramble egg, salad or any tomato dishes. Fresh or dried thyme is widely available but I prefer to use fresh thyme as it has beautiful green color and more fragrance than dried thyme.
7:30 am April 6, 2015 | No Comment
This coming Thursday, April 9, the Ritz-Carlton Jakarta Pacific Place will present a charity dinner reflecting the love for Indonesian food and ingredients, as well as the love and compassion for our disabled brothers and sisters.
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