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Trader Joe’s Indonesian

When it comes to cooking Indonesian food, one does not immediatley think of Trader Joe’s. Before I show you what you can find there to cook Indonesian inspired dishes, let me share this with you; my favorite grocery store is Trader Joe’s. There, I said it!  TJ’s wins it over all the bigger super markets,…

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Dutch Treat

In this episode we have a conversation with Willem Meiners, holder of two world records flying from Alaska to Antarctica as a helicopter aviator, former newspaper editor, radio station owner, former publisher, and author of the book The Dutch Touch. Willem Meiners, born in Amsterdam, has lived and worked in America since 1991. He has…

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Promoting Beautiful Indonesia in LA

In this episode we have a conversation with Dessy Andriani, Publisher, PR-manager auditor,  catering chef and event organizer in Los Angeles. Dessy was born and raised in Indonesia and came to the US to pursue her dream. Listen to what Dessy is passionate about and her successes. She takes great pride in her native country and…

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Indonesian Sweet Talking with Farah Quinn

Meet Farah Quinn, Indonesian celebrity chef, restauranteur and award winning media personality, known for her culinary television shows.  Farah Quinn hails from Bandung Indonesia, has a bachelor’s degree in finance at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of culinary arts at Pennsylvania Culinary Institute in the US. She participated in the World Pastry Championship…

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Taking Indonesian Cuisine to New Heights

Meet award-winning Chef Yono Purnomo of Yono’s restaurant in Albany in NY. Owned and operated by the Purnomo family, this fine dining restaurant has been serving contemporary American and Indonesian fusion since 1986 and has been recognized by the James Beard Foundation, Wine Spectator, Santé, DiRoNA & The American Culinary Federation among others. Chef Yono…

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Promoting Indonesian Culture in Philly

We are talking with Sinta Penyami Storms, passionate dancer, marketing expert and promotor of Indonesian culture in Philadelphia.  Sinta’s vision is to preserve the traditional culture through dancing, food, events and other experiences for the South Philly’s Indonesian community as well as the greater Philadelphia public. Listen to our conversation with another Indonesian entrepreneur in…

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Indonesian Fine Dining In LA

Meet Chef Zen Ong, consultant and entrepreneur in Los Angeles. Zen hails from Down Under and was featured in last year’s L.A. Times as one of the rising stars of modern Southeast Asian fine-dining. We are having a conversation about his passions and his vision of Indonesian cuisine. Zen Ong: “The way I approached it,…

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Recipe for nurturing your inner Indo

New generations of Americans with Indo European lineage, at some point in their lives, have a desire to rediscover or know more about their origins and (multi-) cultural background. For a long time I asked the questions: How do Indos in America identify themselves? What is their emotional relationship with the Dutch East Indies, the…

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