Monthly Archives: February 2014
Teh Tarik (Malaysia and Singapore)
In fact, I had this drink at an Indian restaurant in Batam, Indonesia, but that island, as close as thirty-five minutes to Singapore by boat, is so filled with unscrupulous Singaporeans – like the city-state itself – that it remains … Continue reading
Posted in Dessert, Drink, East & Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Street Food Tagged drink, malaysia, Singapore, tea 8 Comments
What’s the Opposite of Yummy? Yummy.
Daybreak, Jakarta. The scene: A supermarket at the Plaza Indonesia mall. What’s on offer there? Food. Powdered milk is the norm in Indonesia, and I have a hunch part of the reason is that electricity is not always reliable. Being … Continue reading
Posted in East & Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Snack Tagged cheese, dairy, food, Indonesia, Jakarta, ricotta 4 Comments