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Embassy hosts cooking demo to promote Indonesian cuisine

Lyna Mohamad

Female ambassadors as well as spouses of foreign envoys attended an afternoon tea and cooking demonstration on Monday, organised by the Dharma Wanita Persatuan (Indonesian Women Association) of the Indonesian Embassy in Brunei Darussalam.

The event was hosted in conjuction with the Indonesia Spice Up The World campaign, which aims to introduce Indonesian cuisine to the world. It was held at the residence of the Charge d’Affaires ad interim of the Indonesian Embassy where Chef Nova Akbar and his team showed the guests how to make and serve sate lilit sambal matah and cireng bumbu rujak.

There was also a mini bazaar showcasing Indonesian products such as batik, coffee, spices and snacks.

A pendet dance performance and live music by Indonesian pianist M Ade Irawan were also held.

Spouse of the Ambassador of Timor-Leste to Brunei Darussalam Ana Guterres said she was amazed by the unique preparation of sate lilit.

ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show the cooking demonstration in progress. PHOTOS: LYNA MOHAMAD