(New Post) : Since I left Noodles


Hi, I am back from taking a break. It’s been almost seven months since I left noodles. I quitted almost all kinds of high-carbohydrate foods and beverages. 7 months ago, I still had various kinds of noodles, from angel hair, vermicelli, spaghetti, egg noodles, kwetiau (chinese flat noodles), until surely any types of instant noodles…

(Sunday’s Photo) : Carbo on The Cart


Carbohydrate sources can be found anywhere, according to the culture and customs. There are various kinds of carbohydrate sources among Indonesians which have ressemblances to other countries and in some case, Japanese. Rice, cassava, yam, taro, corn, sago (especially in Eastern Indonesians) and much more. In many urbans, we can still find carbo on the…

(Sunday Reflection) : BLACK HAMBURGER/ HAMBURGER HITAM


Nowadays, culinary world is getting more and more creative. Innovations have already done to attract everyone. From vacuum packed rendang (West Sumatran spicy meat dish), jumbo sausage, super hot and spicy cassava crackers, curled crackers and many more. One of the innovative dish I never know is black hamburger. I found it when I was…

Weekly Word Challenge : Food / Makanan


I love culinary adventures, and sometimes (but more often recently) I take some photos of them. When I saw this challenge, I wanna share it to you all, particularly Indonesian cuisine at least some of them. As Indonesian food is various depend on the region as well as external influences, but the typical one is…

Weekly Photo Challenge : Layer – Lapisan


Life is much alike layers. Many steps we must passed through. As much as the yummy layers. However, life is not always sweet. For this challenge. Layered cakes Layered red velvet… Where is it?

(Post of Sunday) : Simple Oatmeal with Ginger and Tea.


Indonesians tend to have ‘heavy’ breakfast before starting their day. Rice is a ‘must’ staple food, along with various dishes depend on the regions. I also have rice as my breakfast, though sometimes I feel lazy to prepare it by myself. I often go to ‘warung’ (food stall) for buying my own breakfast such as…

(Note of Tonight) : A Plate of Pecel For Your Soul


Simple but rich Rich but simple What I mean here is a plate of pecel. Pecel is typical Indonesian dish which has similarities to salad. But the difference is you can eat it with rice and become your breakfast. Pecel comes from Java and consists of various cooked vegetables with peanut sauce. The vegetables can…

Weekly Photo Challenge : PATTERN/ POLA (2) – Jajan Pasar/ Traditional Cakes


Indonesia, particularly Javanese people are fond of cassava as their alternative staple food. From cassava, you can made various delicious food and cakes as well as cassava flour, though it has very low gluten than wheat flour. In several occasions, traditional cakes are served with pattern and in lovely arrangement. Have enjoy it and special…

(Saturday Night’s Journal) : GOODY FOODY SEMARANG


Semarang is located in the heart of Java island. It is also one of Indonesia’s main port and becomes governmental center for Central Java. Since centuries, it has been part of cultural exchanges as its position. Many nationalities come, live and influence its life aspects, includes its culinary atmospheres. For this journal, I would like…

Weekly Photo Challenge (Not)Phoneography : Lunchtime


I live in a boarding house at Semarang, capital of Central Java. But occasionally I return to my hometown, Malang which locates in East Java (400 km from Semarang). I never prepare my own lunch. Just buy it in food stall, as there’s no kitchen in my boarding house. But when I return to Malang,…