Cooking enthusiasts don’t need to go to class to learn new recipes.
Avoiding wasting expenditure on a cooking class, one can easily search the web to discover thousands of recipes with step-by-step procedures. Online recipes give access to adults and children looking for easy recipes. With countless websites, it’s hard to choose which one is best to learn from.
The Jakarta city government has been trying to improve its solid waste management – in part through changing the perspective of waste from a burden into an asset through technology. The city government has started a “waste-to-energy” program, although it is still in the early stages compared to developed cities like Singapore.
Numbness in the hands is a common problem amongst those aged between 40 – 60 years. It can be mildly annoying or disabling, and sometimes is accompanied by severe pain. It usually means a nerve is constricted, and should never be ignored, as permanent nerve damage with loss of sensation and strength may result if left untreated.
The wide range of Boedi Mranata’s antique collection makes it hard to believe that it is a private collection. Besides Chinese antique ceramics that make up most of his collection, he is also keen on collecting other works of art, such as peranakan furniture and decorations, antique Javanese kris holders, and even genuine pieces of furniture owned by queen Juliana of the Netherlands.
Helianti Hilman’s urban food garden is a lush sanctuary bursting with all the things that Mother Nature can offer.
Comprising of more than 80 varieties of fruit and vegetable crops as well as herb and spice plants, her garden takes up almost the entire front space of her two-story home and 120 square meters of community land located opposite.
Cubans are legendary for having dancing and singing in their blood. There is a saying that goes: “Cubans are not Cubans if they don’t drink rum, dance salsa, sing or smoke cigars”. If you asked an average Cuban on the street, they would proudly admit that dancing and singing are part of their daily routine. It is one of the elements that have allowed them to survive the harsh economic blockade by the US.
There was no specific dress code on the invitation to Biyan Wanaatmadja’s recent lavish bash celebrating his 30th anniversary in fashion, but Jakarta’s sartorial who’s who knew exactly what to wear to pay tribute to the homegrown fashion genius.
Java Rockin’ Land is coming back to town despite last year’s last-minute cancellation.
Claiming to be one of the biggest rock festivals in Southeast Asia, the festival is taking place for the fourth time in five years. Last year’s event was cancelled after the promoter, Java Festival Production, failed to provide quality international acts.
Nine years on, popera four-piece Il Divo tries to fashion a sound structure to call their own.
Born from a conviction that operatic sound can reach wider audience, Il Divo has upped the game for balladeers. With three tenors and a baritone, a song is a stage on which they perform their vocal gymnastics — one time as gentle as a breeze, the next as roaring thunder — \in harmony.
Budding actress Karina Salim has just entered the world of cinema and is getting involved in more projects.
The 21-year-old’s name has been in entertainment news in the past few months, thanks to her first two films being screened in May, namely, What They don’t Talk about When They Talk about Love and Pintu Harmonika (Harmonica’s door).
Antonio d’Oliveira Pinto da França died in Lisbon on June 4. He was 77.
Da França is best remembered here for his book Portuguese Influence in Indonesia which remains one of the most informative works on the subject. He served as the Portuguese consul-general to Indonesia from 1965 to 1970. Indonesia was his first foreign posting.