James Our Guitar Man

James, son of Jim and Corry, was a real Keasberry. He had the charisma and recognizable family traits. I know James as a creative artist, a talented singer-guitarist, a passionate medical advisor with an impressive track record and above all a loving and dedicated family man. All the things we admired him for.   James, was my…

The Rijsttafel Club – LA

The Rijsttafel Club officially kicked off last Sunday, January 27. A group of 42 culinary enthusiasts flocked to the restaurant where we had organized a traditional Rijsttafel – a range of Indonesian specialties served Dutch style. An impression of this elaborate meal could be enjoyed at the venue on the West Side – LA. There are…

Indonesian Restaurants in USA

I often get the question: “Where can I find an Indonesian restaurant?” Well, here you go:   The number of Indonesian restaurants, small eateries, catering & food trucks are on the rise but still below 100 in the USA. The restaurants serving rijsttafel have an *. We have created a list of places to give a…

Indonesian Groceries in USA

This is a guide to the stores & supermarkets to be known for carrying a large assortment of Indonesian groceries in the U.S. We will be adding to this list in the coming period.   LOS ANGELES  Tip Top Mart, 704 W Las Tunas Dr. #6, San Gabriel, CA 91776. (626) 293-8882 Tip Top Mart,…

Devil’s Chicken – Ayam Setan

It’s Halloween time! The time when people enjoy being scared and dress up as scary figures. Well, if you are into that kind of thing and are wondering what to serve for your Halloween dinner party, look no further; Ayam Setan is your answer. The Devil’s in this dish, as the little red hot chili…

Dendeng Ragi

Dendeng Ragi – Sliced beef with grated coconut. Dendeng originally comes from West Sumatra and means thinly dried meat, which is preserved through a mixture of spicy marinate and dried through the frying process – originally in the sun. Dendeng Ragi, it’s distant cousin from middle Java region is soft and somewhat sweet in taste.…

Indische Keukengeheimen – het kookboek

My first book came out in 2012: Indische Keukengeheimen…. Text in Dutch:   Op veler verzoek een nieuw Indisch kookboek van de familie Keasberry Authentieke familierecepten van 3 generaties, door Jeff Keasberry. Gedurende 350 jaar koloniale intimiteit in het voormalig Nederlands-Indië is niet alleen een mengcultuur ontstaan, maar ook een van de oudste fusionkeukens ter…

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Chef Jeff’s Favorite Tools

Step into my virtual kitchen and look around on my counter, in the cabinets and drawers for the cooking tools that I use myself and recommend. Just click on the picture and find yourself in the shop to place your order and for convenient home delivery! Cooking tools you should have MORTAR & PESTLE If…