Behind The Progressive Getuk 5.0

Food is indeed a representation of history and culture. Around the world, the existence of certain meals must have views from a group of tribes or an individual. Especially in Indonesia where so many traditional foods enrich and identify specific cultures. Getuk, a traditional dessert from Magelang, Central Java, is one of them. It is […]

Beyond Artisan Bread

Inside a slice of bread, there are historical and revolutionary elements slipped. As one of the most popular staples in the world, bread has existed for thousands of years ago. From era to era the ingredients of bread evolved. Started by a paste of flour and water then later when industrial revolution, chemicals added to […]

Savory Festivity

Of all holidays in a year, the golden week from Christmas Eve to New Year is the most anticipated event to celebrate. Of all hard work throughout the year pay off within this week. It is full of rollicking jollity where food plays a vital role in the making. In Ubud, there is no better […]

Calamansi: Another Indonesia’s Culinary Heritage

Every country must have a culinary heritage that should be preserved from time to time as the identity of the people themselves. Culinary heritage symbolizes the cultural aspects of a nation as well as promotes traditional and regional cuisines. In Indonesia, a wide range of fruits, spices, and plants across the islands spread out abundantly. […]

BLANCO par Mandif Invents New Progressive Flavors

The word “progressive” delivering the nature and core value of BLANCO par Mandif in creating craftsmanship is to define how the service and food rooted from the meaning itself. Generally progressive means developing gradually step by step, time to time. In such sense, progressive is expected to carry the message that BLANCO par Mandif evolves […]

Coconut: An Important Element for Indonesian Cuisine

Coconut is a gift for countries in Asia especially those tropical ones. All parts of the plant are useful for daily life. From the leaves, the fruits, even the trunk. Indonesia, in particular, graces coconut as if diamonds. The leaves are used for cultural ceremonies including to sign a wedding is being held and to […]

Mesoyi Wood: A Surprising Flavouring Additive

No arguments required when it comes to the fact of Indonesia’s natural wealth. Across the country is stored a myriad of spices that until the present time many have not yet been discovered and classified as beneficial for people in daily life. The familiar ones, on the other hands, have been contested over years of […]

The Power of Palm Sugar

In the world of culinary there is a common recipe to make a meal tastier without having to sprinkle some chemical additive such as MSG (Monosodium Glutamate). Palm sugar is the powerful bit to complement the taste of a meal, to make a balance. As its name, the sugar comes from palm trees. It is […]

Torch Ginger: A Magic Potion

As a wealthy country, Indonesia indeed stores a myriad of nature resources to be used as food ingredients. An array of edible plants and flowers hurray the best kitchens across the archipelago when masterpieces are processed by the cooking marvels. As if a magic potion, in the Island of God, Bali, Torch Ginger or known […]