Risotto with an Indo Dutch twist

When two cultures meet, beautiful things happen. Like the Indo Dutch cooking style, for example, derived from a blend of Western and Oriental cooking techniques and ingredients. A kitchen that is the heart of the hybrid culture that originated in the former Dutch East Indies (modern Indonesia). This cooking style came along with the Indo…

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…

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…

Try my TMP: Tomato-Mozarella-Pesto

My love for Italian cuisine has no end. For one because of its simplicity, the pureness of the ingredients and the supreme taste. One of my favorite salads is Caprese Salad. I enjoy the taste of fresh, ripe tomatoes, the texture of tangy mozzarella cheese, combined with fresh basil leaves  and a drizzle of reduced balsamic…

A special Mom’s Day Brunch

Spoil your Mom with a special brunch. How about some French toast with strawberries and powdered sugar. Add some champagne and orange juice (ingredients for a Memosa) and you are all set to paint a smile on your mother’s face. INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup milk 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon  vanilla extract 1/4…