Khitijah Binte Seren aka Aunty J-Lo as she’s called by family and friends, is known for her handmade Kuih Lopes. Made from glutinous rice wrapped in banana leaves, Nonya kueh lopes is a sweet dessert coated in grated coconut and drizzled with gula melaka syrup. We sat down for a little chat with Aunty J-Lo……Read More
By guest contributor: Zurina Bryant An old friend of mine lives in Noosa, think pristine beaches, rivers, hinterland and national parks. Noosa is a world-famous surfing destination, known for its expansive beaches and colourful bays. Mark currently works for the five-star RACV Noosa Resort, a perfect getaway for family holidays, couples escapes or a short…Read More
Arijit Bose has been in the F&B industry for more than 10 years. He has worked across some of the finest bars in the “land of spices”, India, as well as running his own consulting business back home. Arijit is currently working as Brand Ambassador for Monkey 47 Gin with Singapore as his base. What…Read More
On our last trip, to Ubud, we visited one of the industry personalities, amazing host and well-respected mentors who left the Big Apple behind to move to the other side of the world, Will Goldfarb, owner of Room4Dessert. A little more about Will… When was the first time you knew, pastry was for you? When…Read More
Komang Skradayasa: When you have a great drink in your hand with good people, you’re always going to have the best time.
Komang is very talented bartender who is based in the middle of Bali Island in a haven called Ubud. Komang is the head mixologist/bartender at Room4dessert which is owned by Will Goldfarb. Don’t let his age fool you, he’s been working with spirits since before he could drink. His skills and hospitality as a bartender…Read More
Vijay is a well-known bartender, honing his skills in some of the best bars in Singapore such as the Library and Operation Dagger. Vijay has since opened his own place called “Native” which focuses on South East Asian spirits and flavours. Vijay fell in love with foraging and began doing so around Singapore. We got interested in his…Read More
What is “The Indigenous Bartender”? The Indigenous Bartender is a bar program dedicated to celebrating local flavours and cultures, wherever ‘local’ may be. This means focusing on local flavours, local produce, local crafts. We hope that bartenders and other likeminded people from different regions will contribute knowledge and flavours of their region so that we…Read More