Exploring Cooking and Culture through Cooking Class at Oasis

JKT-NOW-cover November 19, 2015

Story & Photography by Gail G. Collins

Betawi cooking is widely available in restaurants and stalls around Jakarta. They are the indigenous people of Batavia. Soto Betawi (beef brisket in coconut broth), nasi uduk (fragrant coconut rice) or ketoprak (vermicelli noodle and tofu salad) are standard dishes and reflective of the warm, candid and humble people who enjoy a hearty, simple meal, usually eaten with the hand. Learning this skill and how to prepare a selection of native dishes from Jakarta or mystical Bali is a foodie adventure awaiting guests at Oasis cooking classes. Continue reading “Exploring Cooking and Culture through Cooking Class at Oasis”