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…

Amsterdam Snack and Street Food

While in the airplane to Amsterdam, I already imagine sinking my teeth in my favorite snack and street food. The number one snack destined to meet its fate is the kroket, named after the French croquette. The Dutch kroket, is cylindrical shaped, deep-fried, breaded and filled with a creamy meat ragout (usually with beef, broth,…

Hutspot Patties for every occasion

Hutspot is a traditional Dutch one-pot meal made with mashed potatoes, carrots and onions. Some say the word comes from the French word hochepot or the English word hotchpotch. This classic dish is often eaten as a main meal throughout the fall and winter seasons. Hutspot is also a traditional meal served during 3 October…

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…

Popcorn Picante at your Oscar Party

And now: a new Indo popcorn sensation on your red-carpet menu during your Oscar Party 2019. I predict it will get high ratings from your guests and will make a repeat appearance during many movie nights in the future. Get ready for a tantalizing and eye-popping experience. Sweet, savory, spicy, special and surprisingly simple to…

BATAVIA CLUB CANAPÉ

Picture the grand old ‘Hotel Des Indes’ in Batavia (Jakarta’s colonial name). It was a famous hotel in the days when travel meant long journeys by rail or sea and where the rich and famous of its day would stay. Where during official functions and private regal feasts, local jongos, or male servants, would carry…