Throw in a little matcha here, a scoop of yogurt there, and jus alpukat, literally avocado juice in Indonesian, becomes a creamy smoothie that borders on milkshake. Add some honey if you like your blended drinks sweeter. —Pat Tanumihardja
Born in Indonesia and raised in Singapore, I'm a food and travel writer, author of "Farm to Table Asian Secrets" (Tuttle Publishing, 2017) and "The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook" (Sasquatch Books, 2009) . My Asian Instant Pot cookbook will launch in May 2020.
Find simple Asian-inspired recipes on SmithsonianAPA.org/picklesandtea.