Homemade Kecap Manis by Keasberry

Homemade Kecap Manis

Originating from the vibrant culinary landscape of Indonesia, kecap manis is a beloved condiment that adds depth, sweetness, and a touch of umami to a variety of dishes. Often referred to as “Indonesian sweet soy sauce,” this rich and flavorful sauce is a staple ingredient in Indonesian cuisine, where it’s used in everything from marinades…

Steve buying cabe - lombok, at Santa Monica Farmers' Market

American Stuntman Turned Indonesian Food Enthusiast

For this podcast episode, we invited a fascinating guest who combines two intriguing worlds: Hollywood set and Indonesian cuisine. Meet our guest Steve Tartalia, an American stuntman. He offers a unique perspective into the captivating world of stunt performers. We will explore the behind-the-scenes aspects of stunt work, including the challenges, risks, and rewards associated…

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.…

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…

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…

Lumpia the rock’n spring roll

Lumpia (pronounced loom-p-yah) has been a popular snack in East Asia for centuries. In English known as egg roll because of crêpe pastry skin made with egg. The other name is spring roll as it is believed that it was filled with the new season’s spring vegetables in China. The lumpia was brought by Chinese immigrants…

Music with your Rendang

The Land of Our Mothers.

Having roots in both Indonesia (motherland) and the Netherlands (fatherland) I have accumulated a nice mix of cultural elements from both countries that create a sense of belonging. My exploration is ongoing and I keep finding new things that I enjoy. For instance, when eating Indonesian food I sometimes play some Indonesian music to complete…