food

Cultural Exchange Series: Cajun Risotto with Shrimp and Sausage

As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts, in Jakarta it is indeed more economical to buy ready-to-eat food at your nearby street vendors or restaurants compared to cook everything yourself. Consequently, I’ve been cooking way less since we moved. Daily home-made dinners and bento boxes are no more. Even so, I try to treat Sean… Continue reading Cultural Exchange Series: Cajun Risotto with Shrimp and Sausage

friends · saying goodbye

Eulogi untuk Seorang Sahabat

Hari ini saya kehilangan seorang teman. Saya kenal Andree saat mengulang mata kuliah Kimia Dasar. Waktu itu di kelas kami hanya ada 10 orang dan saya satu-satunya angkatan 2003 yang mengulang, mahasiswa lainnya angkatan 2004. Dia orang pertama yang mengajak saya mengobrol di kelas itu. Dia adalah orang pertama dari angkatan 2004 yang menjadi teman… Continue reading Eulogi untuk Seorang Sahabat

culture shock · daily life

Life Lessons from My Grandmother’s Sisters

Small talks in Indonesia, be it with someone you just met, someone you haven’t met for a really long time or just anyone in general, typically goes in sequence. It lasts throughout your entire period of life as follows: When are you going to get a boyfriend? When are you going to get married? When… Continue reading Life Lessons from My Grandmother’s Sisters