Krupuk the power of crunch

Krupuk – The Power of Crunch

In my family and circle of friends almost everyone enjoys this tasty food. Even toddlers who are picky eaters will happily munch on krupuk. If you don’t know what it is, let me explain: krupuk is a popular snack in parts of Southeast Asia, but is most closely associated with Indonesia and Malaysia. Listen to…

Rijsttafel Culinary Tradition CWK

The Rijsttafel a Culinary Tradition

In this episode we talk about the rijsttafel, a culinary tradition. Everything you always wanted to know or think you know about THE RIJSTTAFEL but were afraid to ask. Myths,  half truth’s,  facts and any missing piece of the rijsttafel puzzle….,  everything, will be on the the table – THE RICE TABLE to be exact.…

Beautiful Balinese Cooking

In this podcast we are talking with Chef Wayan Kresna Yasa. He is a successful global executive chef, culinary director and  co-author of the recently released cookbook Paon  – Real Balinese Cooking. Chef Wayan  was trained and worked in the US for six years in Michelin-rated kitchens and helped launch several restaurants in Indonesia. He is…

An Amsterdam Brown Cafe

In this episode we are talking with Addy Sulley. He is the owner and gregarious host of Addys Dutch Cafe & Restaurant, located downtown Greenville,SC. Addys is one of the few Dutch restaurants in the US. What makes Addys unique is the interior, imported decoration from Holland to make it exactly like an Amsterdam “brown”…

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…