Home Cooked Asia: Indonesia
Home Cooked Asia: Indonesia
  • Synopsis

    Learn wholesome, hearty and local Indonesian recipes that are easy to whip up in any home kitchen with Chef Yuda Bustara and Chef Marinka. With Chef Yuda’s young and adventurous take on popular Indonesian dishes, viewers can look forward to perennial favorites such as Bakso and Martabak Manis done to perfection with his signature twist, and with Chef Marinka’s modern take on Indonesian favorites, viewers will find inspiration in transforming familiar Indonesian dishes into works of art. These recipes don’t only taste good, they’re also simple to make and plated in style.

    Chef Marinka

    Hosted By: Chef Marinka

    Chef Marinka is a TV host, chef and restaurateur who is passionate about sharing Indonesian food, culture and art with the rest of the world. Chef Marinka was originally studying for a degree in visual communication, but upon realizing when her passion truly laid, she decided to put her education on hold and moved to Sydney, where she enrolled herself into the renowned Le Cordon Bleu to learn French cuisine and pastries in depth. After graduation, she returned to Indonesia, where she worked freelance as a cooking instructor. She was also invited to make special appearances in numerous commercials and cooking shows on local channels.

    Chef Marinka enjoys exploring new and innovative ways to bring East and West flavors together. In 2011, she released her first cookbook, Fantastic Cooking, where she featured 30 recipes inspired by international and Indonesian culinary influences.

    In her spare time, Chef Marinka enjoys travelling, doing extreme sports and boxing. She currently resides in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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