Laksmi Pamuntjak’s passion for all things culinary

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About Laksmi Pamuntjak,
Written by Katrin Figge, and was originally published in The Jakarta Post,
May 14, 2018


Although not obvious at first, the kitchen and how we approach cooking, recipes and ingredients are a perfect metaphor for life.

In her latest book, critically acclaimed Indonesian novelist, poet, journalist and food writer Laksmi Pamuntjak paints a colorful picture of the relationship between friendship, self-discovery and mouthwatering delicacies.

The Birdwoman’s Palate, the English translation to Laksmi’s novel Aruna & Lidahnya ( 2014 ), was published in January this year.

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