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Drink Recipes

Es Cincau Sirup Coco Pandan - Grass Jelly in Coco Pandan Syrup

April is almost over, and the weather starts to feel a bit hot lately. Yay, we are finally almost done with the rainy season! Naturally, this makes me think of…

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Yuan Yang - Tea, Coffee, and Milk

As a drink, yuan yang is a pretty modern invention, where milk tea is mixed with coffee. This unusual pairing gave rise to the name of yuan yang, Chinese for…

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Wedang Gedang - Plantain in Palm Sugar Drink

Wedang gedang is a traditional drink from Yogyakarta, especially around the area of Mount Merapi, where a hot drink like this really hits the spot for people…

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Sari Kacang Hijau - Mung Bean Drink

Kacang hijau, or mung bean, is almost always made into dessert, such as bubur kacang hijau. The other popular use is to make a mung bean drink. This drink is…

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Strawberry Milk Shake

I love milk shakes, and I am okay with ordering vanilla or chocolate ones from restaurants. But for fruity milk shakes, like strawberries, I prefer home made…

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Jus Lemon Cui - Calamansi Juice

Lemon cui or calamansi is mainly used in soto or soup, much like how we use jeruk limo (kaffir lime) or jeruk nipis (regular lime). This tiny citrus with bright…

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Jus Alpukat - Avocado Shake

By far, the most popular way to enjoy ripe avocados is making juice out of them. Though we lovingly name them jus alpukat, with literal translation of avocado…

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Orange Yoghurt Soda Punch

Fresh orange juice is always great by itself. But if you are a smoothie lover, then blending together fresh orange juice and plain yoghurt is a no-brainer. And…

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Soda Gembira - Happy Soda

Soda gembira, translated to happy soda, is perhaps one of the oldest mocktail known to Indonesian. This simple drink is loved by children from all ages. We all…

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Apple, Goji Berry, and Honey Date Drink

Christmas is just around the corner and it is an appropriate time for apple cider, especially if it is warm, homemade, and has lots of spices. I know that most…

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Sari Asam Jawa - Tamarind Juice

So far, I have only used tamarind in creating dishes to lend the much welcome sour note. But tamarind can also be made into simple refreshing drink. Preparing a…

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Wedang Plum - Plum and Lemongrass Tea

Wedang is definitely a pick me up drink, it has a super nice aroma and my house smells so wonderful while this simmers away on my stove. If you want additional…

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