Dining on Moringa
AS the Indonesian saying goes: "The world is wider than the leaf of the drumstick tree," referring to the small leaves of the plant better known as moringa. Still, locals in Senayan village, Poto Tano Subdistrict, have certainly felt the Moringa oleifera's significant impact.
Yuli Sahabudin, 23, for example, has the leaves to thank for her daughter Jihan Dea Saputri's improved development. Last August, Jihan weighed only 7.8 kilograms…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.