Central Kalimantan, an Indonesian province in Borneo, the world’s third-largest island, is a region in the midst of a complex struggle to sustain its economy, environment and culture, all which are at odds.
Watch this special episode to see how Crystal discovered that wanting to learn about Central Kalimantan’s food and produce meant needing to learn about the province as a whole as well.
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We are pleased to partner with Slow Food Bali (SFB) and be the first to appear in their new Thirsty Thursday series, where they will be exploring the importance of biodiversity in local food systems in Indonesia.
Continue reading “Event | Food Traditions of Central Kalimantan with Slow Food Bali”
All roads lead to Palangkaraya.
Or out of.
Those were my only options. Continue reading “Feature | 0°42’18.2″S, 113°35’39.1″E”
My first thought was,
“These open-toed Birkenstocks were not the right choice of footwear for this afternoon walk in the jungle.”
While my eyes were quick to track the mosquitoes swarming me, the eyes of the Dayak minas leading me were quick to track something else.
I squinted my eyes. “Dimana?”
They pointed and I spotted a menacing vine covered with thorns suspended mid-air between trees.
How the first Dayaks came to see this plant — the same source of material for outdoor furniture and handicrafts — as edible is beyond me.
Continue reading “Recipe | Juhu Singkah ft. Kalimantan Tengah”