Remembering Jenny & Popo

That passion for food, those kitchen skills and hospitality. But above all, those smiles… Jenny & Popo are dearly missed by many people, myself included. I won’t write much here, for I’d like to remember them through food instead of words. So tonight, I made this wonderful dish, which they taught…

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A taste journey (Bisi bele bhath)

A taste journey (Bisi bele bhath)

(Recipe below) I can come up with so many reasons and excuses for this blogging hiatus. Life happened, I guess. The main reason is smiling at me from the living room rug while I’m writing this: baby O. It’s true, babies gobble up all your time. I won’t suddenly turn…

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In Dutch Herring Heaven

A version of this blog post appeared earlier on the blog Novel Adventurers. It’s definitely an expat thing. That specific craving for a motherland food that hits you at the most random times. On home visits, the first thing you do once you get off the plane is to immediately…

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