Month: May 2012

SIGHTSEEING JAVANESE MARKET (PASAR GEDE SURAKARTA)

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Pasar Gede literally means Big Market, build in era Sri Susuhunan Pakubuwono X, designed by Thomas Karsten, completed construction and opened 12 January 1930.

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BAJIGUR (Indonesian Ginger and Lemongrass Coffee)

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BAJIGUR

  • 2 inch fresh ginger, sliced thinly
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 inch lemon grass, minced
  • 2 fl. oz coffee (espresso)
  • 1 cup milk or coconut milk
  • 2 cm coconut ┬ásugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbs young coconut flesh
  • Heat the ginger, cinnamon, cloves and lemon grass in 3 cup water. Simmer ligthly for 10 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat, add the ground coffe and allow to steep for a few minutes.
  • Strain the solids from this liquid and add the coconut milk, palm sugar and salt. Simmer gently for 2 minutes

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