Indonesian Christmas

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Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.

And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 

img_0548Merry Christmas! Happy Birthday Jesus!

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Ayam Spitbraai

Sharing an Indonesian/South African/Canadian Christmas dinner with our muslim neighbours. So good.

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Lemon, hoping for handouts
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a good game of Bau with a good cup of coffee

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They cooked Buras for 2 days – a rice dumpling cooked in coconut milk and wrapped in banana leaves.

img_8469img_8475Buncis, Buras, Labu kayu-manis, ayam, dan kue labu for dessert (beans, rice packets, squash pure w cinnamon, roasted chicken, and pumpkin pie for dessert)

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view from our backdoor – we ate the leftovers at 8pm at their house (pictured in the background!)
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