I’ve been lucky enough to see an advance copy of a new recipe book by Indonesian cook, Yayu Slocock. All the classic recipes are there from satay and nasi goring to beef rending; all illustrated with vibrant photographs of the food.
Although I’ve never been to Indonesia, I have very fond memories of a gastronomic trip to neighbouring Malaysia and there are strong correlations between the language and the food. Looking through the book has been like a trip down memory lane and the pictorial ingredient glossary in the back has been a great reminder about some of the fruits and vegetables that I had forgotten about... read more
Jakarta Globe - New Cookbook Aims to Introduce Indonesian Cuisine to Wider World
March 26th 2014
Yayu Slocock Brings A Taste of Indonesia to Dorset
11th February 2014
SHE’S on a mission to bring a taste of her native Indonesia to the UK – starting here in Dorset.
Yayu Slocock is a mother of three from Wimborne who has created an authentic guide to the culture and cuisine of her native Indonesia.
Yayu’s Simply Indonesian volume one features more than 50 recipes from the archipelagos including starters, main courses, desserts and drinks.
“Indonesia is like a little Europe – there are so many different cultures and foods, but here in the UK many people don’t know much about it.
“Everyone is familiar with Indian, Chinese and even Thai food, but not so much about Indonesian cuisine, so I hope to change that with my book.” ... read more
Gloucestshire businesses in export mission to Indonesia
12th February 2014 - The Gloucestershire Echo
Some of Gloucestershire's leading businesses are setting off on a major trade mission to Indonesia at the end of the month in a bid to win new export contracts.
The week-long visit will enable companies to explore opportunities and take the Made in Gloucestershire campaign to one of the world's fastest growing economies.
The trade mission has been organised by the overseas trade organisation UKTI South West, and is being led by Gloucester MP Richard Graham, who is the Government's special trade envoy to Indonesia.
Mr Graham briefed county business leaders about the visit at a meeting at the Parliament Rooms at Gloucester Cathedral on Monday... read more
Let's Talk Business Radio Interview with Yayu Slocock
13th January 2014
We have royalty on the programme. Indonesian royal and budding author Yayu Slocock shares the inspirational story behind her cookbook...
Click HERE to listen to Yayu's interview with Alan Coote (5 Digital / Let's Talk Business Radio)
Wimborne Mum of Three Inspiring Other To Try Indonesian Cooking with New Book
6th January 2014 - The Bournemouth Echo
IF you are looking for some new food for thought in 2014, then take a leaf out of this new Indonesian cookery book, which will be available later this month.
Mother-of-three Yayu Slocock, who lives with her family in Wimborne, has created an authentic guide to the culture and cuisine of her native Indonesia... read more
Indonesian Food Week
October 2013 - The Breaker (Bournemouth University)
A Wimborne entrepreneur is attempting to broaden British pallets and emphasise the health benefits of Indonesian food, at Wimborne food festival this week.