Tag: Balinese food

Bali Asli…revisited

We didn’t mean to go back to Bali Asli this trip- it just sort of happened. We were originally planning on going to the temple on the lake- Pura Ulun Bratan, on the shores of Lake Bratan in the mountains near Bedugul. When… Read More

Nyepi Day…and Nasi Campur

  Selamat Hari Raya Nyepi… Today is Nyepi Day, or the Day of Silence, in Bali. Effectively, it’s Balinese New Year, but as opposed to most other New Years, this one is ushered in with deep silence. In fact, Nyepi, means “to… Read More

How to make the best tomato sambal…

So anyways, last night we decided to attempt to recreate the grilled fish extravaganza we had at Tanah Lot the other week…minus the cliffs, the romance, the waves, the bintang and the really bad singers. If you asked my husband, he’d also… Read More

How to make Sayur Urab with Sambal Goreng

A common misconception of Balinese food is that it’s spicy as in “hot” spicy. On the whole, it’s not. Generally the heat that you get comes from the sambals that are served with it or the base paste, or Basa Gede or… Read More