Toko Ramee Amsterdam

Mijn favoriete Toko Ramee in Amsterdam bestaat inmiddels meer dan vijftig jaar. Ter gelegenheid van het vijftigjarig bestaan in 2011 werd een boekje uitgebracht waarin het verhaal vanaf het begin van de populaire Toko Ramee staat. De relatie met Toko Ramee en onze familie gaat terug naar de tijd van het voormalig Nederlands Indië. Mijn…

Indisch Cultuur Ridder

Indo Dutch Food for Thought

“It is only real Indo Dutch* food when it contains coriander and cumin!” This often heard remark suggests that Indo food needs coriander and cumin for it to be considered authentic. I also often hear: “Oh, that needs more salt!” “That’s not how you should make that!” “It doesn’t taste the same…!” “Why is there…

Je maakt wat mee!

Voordat mijn moeder naar Amerika emigreerde werkte ze al bij restaurant Djokja in Amsterdam. Onlangs vertelde ze mij het volgende verhaal waar ze nu nog hartelijk om kan lachen. “Je maakt wat mee!” zei ze. Het was het jaar 1957. Op een dag besloot zij om met haar nicht Erie lekker te gaan eten bij…

l’indo – hot ‘n spicy, yet different!

Inspired by the much talked about ‘steamy’ cover of the Dutch L’Homo Magazine (special edition by the makers of Linda Magazine), this is my ‘tongue in cheek’ response; L’Indo (French for The Indo*). Since the posting of my cover, I have received requests from fans as to where they might pick up this new magazine.…

We hit the 20K mark

Our project got successfully funded today! To all the BACKERS: thank you for your support and being part of this project. Thanks to you the project will come to life! YOU CAN STILL ORDER THE BOOK(S)! $35/book (incl. shipping within USA). Send an email to cookingwithkeasberry @ gmail. com. [:nl]At 9:40pm PST we went over…

Indo Dutch Food Events Calendar

A series of Indo & Dutch food events are scheduled for this summer and fall. I will be doing either a book presentation, a food demonstration and/or a cooking workshop, sometimes followed by a brunch or dinner party. If you like to set up a reading, signing or want more information, send an email to info@ keasberry.com.  …

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

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…