Expression of Indo Lifestyle

That time in my life that I took a greater interest in my heritage, helped me better understand, in part, who I am. When looking at my peers with similar backgrounds and roots, I recognized that many had this  yearning to discover who they are, where they fit in and their role in this world.  Especially for some…

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…

NEW INDO DUTCH COOKBOOK

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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…

Music with your Rendang

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…

Indonesian Coffee

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…