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Indonesian Grilled Bronzini

Over the past twenty years I’ve traveled to Indonesia many times but my fascination with that country, its culture, its people, its cuisine and even its politics continues. For one, the country is comprised of thousands of islands and that is why there is immense diversity there. No matter how many times I visit Indonesia, I always find new...
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Beet-Aloo Tikki/Croquette with Goat Cheese Filling

Recently, through the miracle of facebook, I reconnected with my best friend from 5th and 6th grade!!! She left the school in 7th grade and we lost touch after that. But, there is something to be said for old friendships. We met after almost forty years and as soon as we got going, there was no stopping us. It’s...
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Quinoa and Marinated Artichoke Salad

It’s the very beginning of June and it already feels like the familiar hot and humid summer in DC. The air is thick and still and despite the a/c cranked up to its maximum capacity, the house never seems to feel cool during the day. We have a lot of sky lights in the house and although I love...
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Review of Satay Sarinah (restaurant)

My friends and regular readers know that even though I’m Indian and I grew up in India and now I’m an American citizen and have lived in the US for close to three decades, if I had the choice, I’d like to live in Indonesia. I love everything about that place (except probably the traffic in Jakarta). I love...
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