NAF Biz Socal: Book Presentation ‘Indo Dutch Kitchen Secrets’ by Jeff Keasberry

The Southern California Chapter of the Netherland-America Foundation (NAF)
organized a holiday mixer with a book presentation. It was a full house with an interested audience.  Finger foods, straight out of the book, were well received (consumed).

Indo Dutch Kitchen Secrets
by Jeff Keasberry

Highlights from more than 350 years of shared culinary history.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
Indo Dutch Kitchen Secrets takes you on a journey of the Indo Dutch diaspora that started in the former Dutch East Indies. Follow the path of the people who traversed different continents and multiple cultures while managing to preserve their heritage to reinforce their identity. Discover a little known secret in the culinary world, a cherished cultural treasure, which is at the heart of this community. Indo Dutch Kitchen Secrets explores and celebrates the blending of Indonesian, Dutch and the resultant Indo Dutch fusion cooking style, all coming together in one fascinating cuisine – more than 350 years in the making.
Location
Van Tilburg Banvard & Soderbergh AIA
1738 Berkeley St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Entry
Members: $10
Non-Members: $15
Books will be available for purchase and signing.
About the Author
Jeff Keasberry is a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, food writer, photographer and author of two popular cook books published in the Netherlands (2012 & 2014), where he is known for making the Indo Dutch cuisine more accessible. Jeff was born in Amsterdam, Holland and raised in his late grandmother’s once renowned Dutch Indies restaurant Djokja, of which he became the owner at the age of eighteen. Following his move to Los Angeles in 2005 he started craving his comfort food and realized that little is known about the cultures he belongs to and the food he grew up with. His passion to pursue the taste of home turned into a mission to preserve and promote his culinary heritage. He currently hosts cooking events, produces videos and writes about food on his blog www.keasberry.com.

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