[Mutual Heritage] Family heirloom recipes from Dutch-Indies era to today’s Indonesia : Domino koekjes!
Culture & Curious Habits / Indonesia / Netherlands

[Mutual Heritage] Family heirloom recipes from Dutch-Indies era to today’s Indonesia : Domino koekjes!

Several days ago, my mother showed me a box filled with baking recipes from her mother. My grandmother was born in the 1920s so in terms of baking, she had her fair share of baking in the Dutch Indies era. These recipes were typed on a good old fashioned typewriter with plenty of handwritten notes … Continue reading

Cerita dari Loenen aan de Vecht
Journal & Travels / Netherlands

Cerita dari Loenen aan de Vecht

*Sekali-sekali posting dalam Bahasa Indonesia. Sekitaran setahun yang lalu seorang teman kami memutuskan pindah dari Hilversum ke Loenen aan de Vecht. Teman kami ini dosen di HKU dan juga komposer musik. Kami selalu senang kalau diundang berkunjung ke rumahnya karena ada piano di rumahnya dan selalu ada komposisi musik baru yang dia buat. Nah pada … Continue reading

Notes from Mr Darcy meets Eline Vere at Gementee Museum, Den Haag
Art / History / Museums / Netherlands

Notes from Mr Darcy meets Eline Vere at Gementee Museum, Den Haag

    I was very happy to learn that the exhibition of 19th Century fashion, Mr Darcy meets Eline Vere, Romantische Mode has finally taken place. Apart from history books and films, you don’t get to see attires like these close and personal. Entering the exhibition we were greeted by a video loop of history … Continue reading