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Happy New Year, Many New Projects!

Time flies when you’re having fun. Yes indeed. Last year flew by as though it was just one season. But, what a year it was, full of blessings and milestones. My first cookbook went to print in the Netherlands, which was one of the biggest pay offs of many years of preparation. To me, the…

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Dutch-Indonesian, Confusion Cuisine?

‘Pea soup served over rice with sambal oelek? That is not ‘Indies’ cuisine! I get a similar response from people when I tell them that this Indies cuisine offers its own version of macaroni and cheese.  Some frown when I explain that  ‘Frikandel pan,’  (a meatloaf dish out of the oven) and Hussars salad with beets…

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Dutch-Indonesian, Confusion Cuisine?

‘Pea soup served over rice with sambal oelek? That is not ‘Indies’ cuisine! I get a similar response from people when I tell them that this Indies cuisine offers its own version of macaroni and cheese.  Some frown when I explain that  ’Frikandel pan,’  (a meatloaf dish out of the oven) and Hussars salad with beets…

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A Dutch Snack Attack

There are typical Hors d’Oeurvres served in Holland called  ‘borrelgarnituur’ or ‘bittergarnituur.’, usually served at birthday parties or found on menus in bars and restaurants.  These snack platters can consist of a selection of Dutch pickles like Amsterdam onions, or silver onions. Then there is sliced ‘leverworst’ (liverwurst) and ‘ossenworst’  (spiced raw beef sausage). Then…

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Even op de radio bij Hijlco Span – NCRV.

Afgelopen woensdag (21 november) was ik kort te gast bij Hijlco Span in zijn programma Plein 5 op Radio 5 Nostalgia. Een muzikaal en informatief radioprogramma met nieuws uit alle windstreken en waarin ‘toegankelijke’ lichte muziek, gezelligheid en spelletjes centraal staan. Daar past natuurlijk Keasberry met z’n Indische familierecepten heel goed in.  Ik zat in…

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Heleen van Royen in LA

[:en]Onlangs waren we nog op SBS6 te zien. Helemaal vergeten dat we deel uitmaakten van het publiek tijdens een opname hier in LA met Heleen van Royen en Johnny de Mol. Heleen was in Amerika om Californie te veroveren. Tijdens haar bezoek in LA kwam ze wat van haar erotisch getint werk voordragen, waar sommigen…

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Cooking with Kimberly

She was only 2.5 years old, when my niece Kimberly got her first cooking lesson from me. I brought her Chef gear and all the ingredients to make our first batch of Chocolate Chip Cookies. My all time favorite, and now hers too! We had so much fun that now, whenever I visit her, the…

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