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Keeping memories alive through food.

When it comes to nostalgic eating the holiday season gets the highest score on the ‘food memories’ scale.  It is that time of year that specific fragrances fill the house and a myriad of traditional and delicious foods are being prepared. People come together around a decked out dining table to share good conversations and happy…

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Who’s got the prettiest Indo Dutch egg?

Happy Easter! Chickens nationwide worked extra hard to push out more eggs so we could enjoy them.  Another reason to dress up our table for an Easter brunch with decorated eggs. Who thinks this is only for  children is wrong. Adults love this! During an Easter party I organized a couple of years ago, we had…

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NEW INDO DUTCH COOKBOOK

An inspiring full-color, hardcover cookbook about a unique culinary heritage, told through a collection of delicious recipes & stories. CLICK ON THE BUTTON BELOW To get updates and special rewards SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER by clicking  HERE You will receive the latest news first and benefit from the special offers. MILESTONE! At a loss for words…

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Sending you best wishes

This year went by as fast as the Orient Express Train: Woo-Wooo! In retrospect 2015  was a good year and I am grateful for the loving family and friends who I got to share it with. I am excited about the new projects lined up for next year and thank you for your continued interest…

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The Land of Our Mothers.

Having roots in both Indonesia (motherland) and the Netherlands (fatherland) I have accumulated a nice mix of cultural elements from both countries that create a sense of belonging. My exploration is ongoing and I keep finding new things that I enjoy. For instance, when eating Indonesian food I sometimes play some Indonesian music to complete…

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A better day with a cup of Java.

[:en] In many countries the word “Java” has become synonymous with the word “coffee”, like “Xerox” has become for “copying.” Java coffee refers to coffee beans produced in the Indonesian island of Java. In the times of the Dutch East indies, the Dutch began cultivating coffee trees on the island of Java and started exporting…

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