In Javanese culture, what’s more important than where you’re going or what you’re doing is who’s accompanying you.
We’re grilling sate ayam on skewers. We’re steaming bakso and blending guava juice. We’re most definitely starting with rice.
Last week, my little language class strolled down the block to the market to practice our survival skills. Step one: buy yourself some groceries. Bargain if you’re feeling bold. Step two: carry it all home to make some food.