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Lots of 1’s

It’s 11 past 11 in the morning on 1/11/11. Great! After a fun NYE party with friends… and a short night, time to write something about the 1st day of what is going to be a great year! People trying to run to the post office wanting to get their stamp dated, only to find…

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My favorite traditional NYE’s food!

The alarm went off at 7am this morning. Had to get up early to peel the bananas and make the special batter! Pisang Goreng on my mind, an Indo food special (banana fritters) and of course Oliebollen, a true traditional Dutch food I grew up with. Oliebollen  (literally oil balls) are a variety of dumplings…

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Food on the road II – geitziek

“Ik geloof dat ik moet overgeven’, meldde de fotograaf op het zongestoofde dorpspleintje in Kreta. We hadden net een copieuze lunch genuttigd bij een authentieke Griekse familie en om niet onbeschoft over te komen, hadden we geen van de rijke spijzen van de moeder des huizes durven afslaan, ook al zaten we tjokvol van haar…

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Pilot Cooking Workshop with Keasberry

The first workshop has kicked off last Sunday, Nov 21.  We had 16 enthusiastic trainees preparing Indo food. There was so much going on in the kitchen that even the kids got involved. They wanted in on the rinsing, peeling, cutting, chopping, sampling and most of all the fun!  It was like a chicken hen…

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Ik heb trek in…

Een Hollandse vrouw  liep met haar Indische man op de Pasar Malam (nu Tong Tong Festival) in Den Haag. Na een aantal uren in de warme tent te hebben gelopen, liep het paar langs de vele etenskraampjes. Ze ging er prat op dat ze zoveel Indische woorden had geleerd en inmiddels zoveel lekkere dingen had…

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At the table with Corina

Today I am sitting at the table with my friend Corina from Amsterdam. We are getting up to speed, while enjoying an Asian lunch on a rainy (Dutch) afternoon in L.A. She is here to visit friends and to get inspired. This time it is for a DJ-course and for getting new indeas for her…

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Work in Progress

A behind-the-scenes look… busy with all the preperations for the cookbook. Culinary photography is a whole different ball game! We do it as fresh as possible, so we can eat it after the shoot!Kijkje achter de schermen… druk bezig met de voorbereidingen voor mijn 1e kookboek. Culinaire fotografie is een vak apart! We doen het…

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