Welcome to ASLI FOOD PROJECT ft. Indonesia! Where one country’s plants are another person’s treasure hunt. Explore our work and join the adventure by following us.


Video | Tana Toraja Kluwak

In this episode featuring Toraja, South Sulawesi, Crystal discovers a new way of processing kluwak, a native Indonesian ingredient she thought she already knew. Subscribe to our Youtube channel to watch new videos first!  

Feature | Central Kalimantan, Version 2.0

Regret is not a sentiment I typically feel after a trip comes to an end. It is more a sensation of gratitude and satisfaction, as I am sure others feel as well. But there is one place where regret has sunk in. Kalimantan*. Specifically, Central Kalimantan.

Video | Danke How-to

Did you know homemade cheese can be found in Indonesia? We didn’t until our research trip! Watch this short how-to video to see how the only village in the country is making cheese. The process will surprise you. Subscribe to our Youtube channel to watch new videos first!


Did you know?

We’ve gathered recipes, both traditional and inspired, from our travels in Indonesia! Go to our blog to discover and read the stories behind how we collected them from our new friends across the country.


Attention! Geography lesson needed.

Indonesia, or the Indonesian archipelago, is broken down into 7 islands or group of islands. Read more.


Who is behind ASLI FOOD PROJECT ft. Indonesia?

Meet Crystal and find out why a career in the kitchen incubated the idea for this project. Read more.