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Scene & Heard: The Comfort Food Zone

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, February 25 2012   /  04:36 pm

Celebrity chef Farah Quinn spends most of her time on the road, shooting episodes for her cooking show A la Chef, which is aired daily on TransTV, and With Farah Quinn, a talkshow broadcast on the same station every Friday at 4 p.m.

Reached by phone in Sumedang, West Java, the celebrity chef says she always puts her family first on the weekend.

Breakfast/brunch spots …

If I have the time then it will be Hotel Mulia. But since I have a hectic schedule even on the weekend, I rarely go for Sunday brunch. I like to spend time with my family, so I cook at home. I usually cook eggs benedict or eggs florentine, omelet casserole, French toast or something special. It takes me around an hour to prepare breakfast. On weekdays, I only prepare simple dishes for breakfast such as cereal and pancakes.

Comfort food …

Nasi uduk (rice cooked in coconut milk), with...