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Balinese Chicken Curry

Balinese Chicken Curry

This follows on from the previous post about turmeric and about eating your way to good health – and, while we are at it we might as well have something seasonal and delicious!  And, the absolutely best thing about making a curry like this is the heavenly...
Flores, Indonesia – Beyond Bali

Flores, Indonesia – Beyond Bali

These pages have been quiet for the past month or so because I went to a family celebration in Bali and then had a couple of weeks spare so decided, on the spur of the moment, to go to Flores.  This is something of our adventures. Flores is part of the vast Indonesian...
Nasi Goreng – Fried Rice

Nasi Goreng – Fried Rice

This is right where I would like to be cooking and eating nasi goreng – in my friend Victoria’s open air kitchen on her front verandah in Ubud, Bali.  Victoria is a marvelous gardener and cook (she is also very clever with photoshop!). You will find this...
Balinese Chicken Satay (Sate Ayam)

Balinese Chicken Satay (Sate Ayam)

‘Shining Day Ibu’ Spoken to me by my co-gardener, Komang, as I walked out one Balinese morning – and shining it was.  Ubud, Bali (Ibu is a term of respect in Indonesian for married /older women and mothers.  I think I preferred it when he referred to...