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Indonesian Fusion in the Windy City

In this episode we have a conversation with Chef Chris Reed, adventurous entrepreneur behind the Indonesian pop-up restaurant The Rice Table, renamed to Bumbu Roux in Chicago. Together with his mother he serves a delicious Rijsttafel – one of the few places in the USA that do. Also on the menu Creole dishes, inspired by…

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It’s All About The Broth

In conversation with: brothers Erwin & Eric Tjahyadi, successful entrepreneurs behind Komodo restaurants and Bone Kettle – South EastAsian Restaurant & Bar in Old Town Pasadena – famous for its broth! Photo credits: Anthony Lu for food. Jesse Hsu for portraits. Music David Cutter. Production: Jeff Keasberry

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Exploring Asian American Home Cooking

In conversation with: Pat Tanumihardja, food, travel and lifestyle writer and  best selling author of cookbooks, like; The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook, Farm to Table Asian Secrets and her two latest books: Asian Pickles At Home and Instant Pot Asian Pressure Cooker Meals. Check out the following links: http://smithsonianapa.org/picklesandtea/about/ http://ediblewords.com Photo credits: Sanya Chopra for food and portrait. Music…

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Amsterdam Snack and Street Food

While in the airplane to Amsterdam, I already imagine sinking my teeth in my favorite snack and street food. The number one snack destined to meet its fate is the kroket, named after the French croquette. The Dutch kroket, is cylindrical shaped, deep-fried, breaded and filled with a creamy meat ragout (usually with beef, broth,…

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Keasberry in the new PINDAH – glossy Indo magazine

Keasberry is in the new glossy Indo magazine PINDAH (Indonesian for ‘move’), published and available now at newsstands in the Netherlands. I got to make a small contribution to talk about how Indo food feeds my “Indodentity” in America. Keasberry also made it to the list ’TOP 10 Dutch Indies/Indonesian cookbooks’  of three food writers…

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Cook-Along With Keasberry Tastes Like More

The “pilot” online  Cook-Along with Keasberry  is a wrap. The audience was our group of Dutch entrepreneurs who meet periodically for roundtable dinners. Due to covid19, with people staying at home, social distancing,  I thought it would be a good opportunity to test my new online cooking class concept. As opposed to giving a demonstration…

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