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Romanticizing My Cooking

Bakso I have to admit that my love for cooking is growing. It's growing and I can't believe it myself. This feeling has been like this since probably two years ago. Before, cooking felt like a hard work that I had to fulfill. It still is, but the difference is I enjoy it now. So it does not feel like I am forcing myself.  Back then whenever I cooked, it's either wrong recipe or incorrect measurement. It never tasted right. So I gave up cooking just because I never found the right one. And then I started to feel that I wanna eat better. I don't want to just eat whatever, I want to know what goes into my body. If I prepare it myself, then I know it's good one.  I don't eat too much sugar, sometimes it is hard to buy one thing outside and has a lot of sugar in it. So cooking it myself will allow me to control the amount of sugar. So I found recipes and I tried to make them. As to my surprise, they taste right! Exactly how they should have tasted. That made me happy

Fully Booked!

  

Well actually this is kinda funny when I tried to remember again about it.

A day after I got married (22 April), we plan to go to Jogja. We planned to see HJ's friend, Flavio and his gf in Jogja. Flavio is based in Jakarta since 2017. Well he will leave soon again to another country, so we use this chance to see each other in Jogja. This is my first time to see him and his gf. His gf is pregnant, 7 months, such a beautiful thing on her belly. Flavio said to my husband, 'you see the belly bump? amazing right?'. akupun merasa, 'wow, hemm manisnya'.

So... we were all talking about going there by train but all trains from Jakarta to Jogja were fully booked. So does from Surabaya. So we decided to fly. I've check train from Jogja to Surabaya were available so we went back to Surabaya by train. We were all forgot that this is long weekend. 24 April is a holiday here. We were all focused on how to get there and how to go back, but didn't pay attention on 'where will we stay'.

...my husband distract me by asking me to make him a cup of ice coffee in the middle of writing...😑

21 April night, my husband thought that we can just book a hotel in Inna Garuda on last minute, so does Flavio. But then when we checked all the hotels around Jogja, they are all fully booked. We called about 10-15 hotels and they were all told us the same 'Ohh I am sorry, fully booked'. Also in Manohara hotel, a hotel in Borobudur complex that become our first destination. We're all like 'hell! we got the flight to go there, also the train back to Surabaya, but we don't know where to stay while we are there'. Kudu ngguyu tapi yo kudu nangis pisan kok geblek tenan ora mikir turu e nang endi

'Ok we have to stay outside Jogja I think, maybe we can stay in Solo or Semarang or somewhere'

Then I found a homestay next to Borobudur, in the midnight after we called 10-15 hotels. We said yes, we book it! We didnt even care about how it looks, how it is, and this and that, what we care only 'we have to find a place to sleep'. Thats all.

22 April we flew to Jogja from Surabaya around 4, and they flew from Jakarta around 4 I guess. When they came to airport, going for check in, dengan manisnya mbak petugas bilang 'Oh... your flight was yesterday'. Flavio gf book wrong date for the flight. So they have to wait and if they are lucky they can get the ticket. They were lucky, they got ticket to fly to Jogja and finally we met in Jogja!


Kita makan malam di Hotel Manohara, meskipun nggak bisa nginep disana tapi kita penasaran dan makan disana. Kondisi restorannya bener-bener sepiiii banget dan hanya kita berempat yang makan. Karena saking nggak percayanya kalo semua hotel fully booked, kita tanya ke petugas Manohara Hotel, Borobudur, 'Hi may I ask you if this hotel is fully booked for tonight?', dan jawabannya 'yes it is fully booked till 24'. Bener-bener sepi dan kita selese makan tiba-tiba tanya lagi ke staf yang lainnya, semacem 'mas, ini beneran fully booked ya?', dan jawabannya masih sama. Fully booked menjadi tema kita selama liburan di Jogja. Mereka yang bukan orang Indonesia heran kok bisa sampe segininya pas liburan panjang. Well... Jogja is main destination for people.

Moral valuenya adalah, jangan cuma fokus ke tiket penerbangan/kereta atau apapun untuk mencapai tujuan, tapi pikirkan juga dimana mau tidur, otherwise anda akan menggembel selama perjalanan 😂😂😂😂

Comments

  1. Hahaha.. ya iyalah jeng, Kalo jalan musti nyiapin tempat nginep dimana. Kecuali memang planning ngegemesin, kek aku :p

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    1. Hahaha iya soalnya sibuk ngurus yg laen jg, pkiran kepecah, akhirnya lupa book hotel hahahahaa

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  2. Saya harap hotel itu gak sesepi hati Ini...
    Xixixixiixiii...

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  3. Bener mbak. Pas udah siap tiket sama barang bawaan sekalinya pas sampe tujuan malah ga dapat kamar.
    Tapi tenang masih ada mes mbak. Mesjid :D

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    1. Nah makanya itu. Mana kita sering lg mau kemana lngsg aja berangkat, ga planing jauh2 hari haha

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  4. Kwkwkw pengalaman yang sangat berharga :D lain kali jangan lupa lagi XD

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    1. Kekke iya mbak. Ini mau jalan lagi, menghindari long wiken dan wiken, plus udah nyiapin hotel dluan hahaha

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  5. wkwkwk... Saking bahagianya habis married nih...

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    1. Kekeke saking bhagianya dpt tiket pulang pergi mas, tp hotelnya kelupaan haha

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  6. Yo ngok banget to mbak? Hahahaha

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  7. "Kudu ngguyu tapi yo kudu nangis pisan kok geblek tenan ora mikir turu e nang endi"
    you should go to the walk on the road and start to gulung2 ndek tengah dalan
    :p :p

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    1. yatuhanku yang maha kuasa, jahat nian dua kakak manis ini kepadakuuu

      tapi I didnt gulung2 in the tengah dalan mas alhamdulillah hohohoho

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