Spicy Peanut Popcorn

Popcorn comes with all kinds of toppings. An Indo version is of course inevitable. This is my recipe inspired by the belado potato chips. This seductive, spicy sweet popcorn with extra crunch, leaves your hand grasping for more without leaving any for your guests. Just don’t invite anyone or make an extra batch! Ingredients butter for greasing 1…

Indo Burrito

Indo Burrito – Indo Mexican Fusion in LA

Living in Los Angeles means being in foodie paradise. Angelenos can choose from a wide range of culinary options, many of which are fuision cuisines. One of the popular local dishes is the ‘breakfast burrito’ – A Mexican-American fusion treat and my personal favorite if I want a hearty breakfast and don’t have much time. Well, I…

Pomegranate seeds in coconut milk

By special request, I was asked for the recipe of Bubur Biji Delima, a porridge made with pomegranate seeds and coconut milk. At least that is what we are made to believe. Here is the kicker, in Indonesia pomegranate seeds porridge is a dish that is actually not made of real pomegranate seeds, they are special grains…

Quiche by Keasberry - Quicheberry

Have a Quicheberry

Last Sunday we were invited to an Easter potluck party with friends. I decided to make something that’s easy ‘n tasty, knowing that I had to save some room for chocolate eggs.  What came to mind were my special Quiche bites, which I call ‘Quicheberrys.’ A savory tart with a crispy crust and a rich filling of Boursin and…

Siomay Bandung Style

When I think of Bandung, I see a piece of Holland in the tropics.  When I visited this beautiful city it felt like I was catapulted back in time. Bandung is renowned for its high number of Dutch colonial architecture; especially the tropical Art Deco architectural style. I would not mind living there. I can picture…

Sambal Goreng Brussels Sprouts

You would not expect Brussels sprouts in the South East Asian cuisine. The Dutch Indo kitchen offers endless opportunities to experiment. This Indo Dutch fusion cuisine has further evolved in the Netherlands by the blending of Indonesian spices with European ingredients. Sambal Goreng Brussels sprouts is one example. As a child I didn’t like Brussels sprouts that…

Mie Tek Tek AKA Mie Goreng

I can include quite a few comfort meals to my repertoire, one of which is Mie (Bami) Goreng, Indonesian fried noodles, also known as Mie Tek Tek and sold by street hawkers in Indonesia. Named after the sound of the spatula hitting the wok: ‘tek-tek’.  Derived from the Chinese Low- Mein or Chow Mein but with an…

Iced Coffee – stirred, not shaken

It was hot today and I was craving Iced Coffee. But it doesn’t really matter what temperature it is outside or what season, I usually pick an iced beverage over a hot one. There are different ways to get your chilled Cup-A-Joe. For instance, use some cooled down leftover coffee from the coffee maker (I always make too much…