Crispy Lemongrass Chicken

Crispy Lemongrass Chicken

Taste and smell from Thailand You can find the recipe video at the bottom of the page Servings 2 Ready In: 45min A Mama San Favourite South East Asia is renowned for its assortment of delicious street cuisine. Thailand is one destination that offers a balanced...
The market days of Bali

The market days of Bali

I was brought up on a farm, spending my spring days assisting in the calving and lambing that consumed the lives of the farmers. From the rich soils would come our vegetables – turnips, cabbages, potatoes and carrots – so I feel very much at home in the...
Jogyakarta – So much more than a pretty face…

Jogyakarta – So much more than a pretty face…

Jogyakarta is close enough to Bali that you can afford to take a few days from your island schedule to explore this intriguing  part of Java, which while well known is often neglected by the Bali bound. To describe the place as rich in arts and culture is just...
East Java  – Surabaya to Malang

East Java – Surabaya to Malang

I love to travel to East Java, I am surprised so few people take the trip from Bali to be honest, I mean, it is easy to get to, there are trains, buses and planes, you can hire a car with or without a driver and in five days see vast changes of character and climate....
A bowl of goodness: Fish Head Soup

A bowl of goodness: Fish Head Soup

One of Indonesia’s most popular delicacies is Fish Head Soup.¬† This popular dish is full of aromatic herbs and spices that make a delightful meal out of some very basic ingredients. It’s a real tribute to resourcefulness of the cooks of Indonesia and their...