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New Keasberry cookbook special edition for Holland

Dutch people like home cooking books that contain traditional, but not too complicated recipes. They love cookbooks with familiar comfort food that enhance the homely atmosphere. Books which start with a personal story from the chef about those delicious meals from parents and grand parents. They want to read cookbooks in order to connect with…

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“You Say Umami, I say Gurih!”

“You Say Umami, I say Gurih!” You say that, I say this! It’s the same thing and has everything to do with taste. The popular word “Umami” (pronounced u•ma•mi) is not about “your mommy” or any insult but more about yummy! Umami is a Japanese word and literally means ‘savoury deliciousness’. It is often found…

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Indofood unites and keeps heritage alive

Indo Dutch culture is threatened with extinction. With the passing of older generations with roots in the former Dutch East Indies, traditions are slowly disappearing. Their children and grand children are very well assimilated in American society. In my opinion it’s important where you live in the present, at the same time you should not…

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A unique Sunday DUTCH BRUNCH, unlike any other in LA!

Enjoy a truly unique Sunday DUTCH BRUNCH – a traditional ‘Hollandse Koffietafel’ (literal translation: Hollandse Coffee Table). More than 25 different items of food and drinks. Learn about Dutch food customs and how to make foods like a Dutch kroket (small breadcrumbed fried food with a meat ragout filling) and ‘uitsmijter’ (an open-faced sandwich) and…

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Revival of Indonesian cuisine in Holland

Two star Michelin Master Chef Pascal Jalhay presented his new book Baru Belanda (New Dutch) during an exclusive release party at Hotel Jakarta in Amsterdam, on March 18th. This tribute to Dutch Indies cuisine already received great reviews. Together with 14 talented chefs, Pascal aims to inspire young chefs to revalue dishes and tastes, modernize…

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