To truly embrace your holidays, we at Exotissimo truly believe that you must try out the cuisine. The cuisine in Indonesia may be exotic to some, but it certainly tastes good, making it easier for discerning tongues to dig in and eat. So, now you’ve tried the food, what if you can learn how to make it? And make it from a traditional Balinese household? Learn how to with our Cooking in a Balinese House day trip program and bring this invaluable knowledge back home and impress your friends back there.
The experience starts off at a local market. A culinary master will be there and assist you with the purchase of ingredients and give you some tips and advice. After that, head over to Mas, a small wood carving village about 15 kilometers from Ubud. See their tradition and routine with your own eyes: the men carving wood and women creating beautiful temple offerings.
It is also here that you will learn how to make traditional Balinese dishes. The ingredients you just bought; they will be mixed and matched expertly to produce that one of a kind Balinese flavor that pretty much cannot be duplicated anywhere else. A great way to learn some of the island’s cooking techniques.
Through demonstration and hands-on experience, we will prepare lunch on an assortment of exquisite dishes, from satay and grilled fish in banana leaf to black rice pudding dessert. You will also explore different ways to blend and balance the varied flavors to create a stimulating array of unique tastes.
As the final touches are being put on your creation, explore the village compound a little more and learn about the traditional architecture and layout of these rural seeing. Then, return to the house and sit down to dine on your tasty creations.
Looking to spice up our Indonesian tours in more ways than none? Check out our Indonesia day trips then. These one day wonders will do wonders for you in the country. Culinary experiences like this, horse riding trips, island exploring, it’s all here! For more information on how to combine tours, just drop us a line.
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