Melany Lintuuran - Indonesian Women Alliance

Enjoying Indonesian Flavors

Meet Melany Lintuuran, founder of the Indonesian Women Alliance (IWA), a non-profit organization founded in Los Angeles in 2015. Together in unity, IWA has grown into a global movement to empower women to thrive and make a positive impact. IWA’s members come from all backgrounds, all ages and all professionals from Housewives, Activists to Entrepreneurs, from Nurses, Caregivers…

Satay LA _ Ian Claproth_ Indonesian Satay in Los Angeles

Indonesian Satay in Los Angeles

In this episode we have a conversation with Ian Claproth. Together with his cousin Stephanie, his business partner, they run Satay LA  a pop-up and food stand specializing in Indonesian satay! The menu features delicious items like pork satay, tofu satay (for vegetarians), nasi goreng (Indonesian fried rice – recipe by his grandmother) and satay…

Culinary Diplomacy with Kathiana LeJeune

Culinary Diplomacy

Our special guest in this episode is Kathiana LeJeune, author of The Power of the Palate: Through the Great Exchange. We have a conversation about Culinary Diplomacy and her passion for peace-building policy, women’s rights, human rights, women’s access to global higher education, and global public relations. Kathiana realized how food drives our relationships, connections, and…

pepy nasution what indonesia eats

What Indonesia Eats

Our special guest in this podcast is Pepy Nasution. Pepy is a blogger, photographer and cooking instructor. She has been featured on Winnipeg Free Press, and magazines in Indonesia and Malaysia and different websites also in Canada and the US. Recently, she contributed to two Indonesian cookbooks published in the Netherlands. We have a conversation on…

De Dutch Touch - book about the Dutch influence in American

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…

Dessy Andriani - Miss Indonesia - - Beautiful Indonesia -The Rice Table Podcast

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…

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…

Listen to Chef Yono - new podcast The Rice Table

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…

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…

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,…