Sudah makan pulang

Sudah makan pulang

Sudah makan pulang

Nur, a truly gifted cook

Travelling to Indonesia is never boring. It has more than 17,000 islands; there are so many places to visit, so many different cultures to see, and traditions to experience.

 

During her time living in Jakarta, Michelle experienced many unique local cultures, one of which was Sudah Makan Pulang. This loosely translates as “as soon as you eat you go home” and is an expression that Michelle’s family still use when they meet for a meal but someone needs to get off quickly. Michelle’s first encounter with this particular culture was...