Cooking class

Participating in a Balinese traditional cooking class is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the local culture and learn about the unique flavors and techniques of Balinese cuisine. Balinese cooking classes provide hands-on experiences where you can learn to prepare traditional dishes under the guidance of skilled instructors.

In our typical Balinese cooking class, you can expect the following:

  1. Introduction to Balinese ingredients: The class usually begins with an introduction to the key ingredients used in Balinese cuisine. You’ll learn about the aromatic herbs, spices, vegetables, and other essential components that contribute to the distinct flavors of Balinese dishes.
  2. Market visit (optional): Some cooking classes may offer a visit to a local market where you can explore and purchase fresh ingredients. This can be an excellent opportunity to learn about traditional Balinese ingredients and observe the vibrant local market scene.
  3. Hands-on cooking: You’ll be provided with your own cooking station and all the necessary ingredients and equipment. The instructor will guide you through the step-by-step process of preparing various Balinese dishes. You’ll have the chance to chop, grind, mix, and cook the ingredients to create traditional recipes.
  4. Traditional recipes: Balinese cooking classes typically focus on teaching you how to prepare iconic dishes from the region. This may include dishes like nasi goreng (fried rice), sate lilit (minced meat satay), lawar (vegetable and minced meat salad), or bebek betutu (slow-cooked duck).
  5. Balinese cooking techniques: The instructors will also demonstrate and explain the specific cooking techniques used in Balinese cuisine. You’ll learn about the art of blending spices, creating flavorful sauces, and cooking methods such as grilling, steaming, and stir-frying.
  6. Enjoying the meal: Once you’ve finished preparing the dishes, you’ll have the chance to sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labor. It’s a great opportunity to savor the flavors of Balinese cuisine and share a meal with fellow participants.

Our Balinese cooking class is available, it’s advisable to book in advance to secure your spot, and consider checking reviews and recommendations to find a reputable class that suits your preferences.

Overall, a Balinese traditional cooking class offers a hands-on and immersive experience where you can learn about the local culinary heritage, acquire new cooking skills, and take home the knowledge to recreate authentic Balinese dishes in your own kitchen.