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Art Classes – The Art of Blending Spices

Aim of the Class

Discover the spiced flavors of Bali’s virtually unknown cuisine. Classes offer a fascinating introduction in to the exotic ingredients and unique culinary heritage of Bali. Class provides a valuable insight into the various techniques, traditional a­­nd modern food preparation and the cooking style used in homes across the island. Dressed in black and white aprons and a copy of 12 recipes, participants will be guided into the many secrets, and flavors of Bali and at the same time, discover and feel the peacefulness of a harmonious Warung.

During a satisfying breakfast of Balinese cakes, fruits, black rice pudding and a bowl of tender sweet rice flour dumplings in palm sugar coconut sauce; we will explain the various aspects of Balinese cuisine and with it give participants a better understanding of Bali’s food culture

Dressed in black and white aprons we will first look at the many spices used which give our cuisine it’s so unique and well blended taste and flavor. During the class, we will prepare at least 12 dishes including many of the islands favorites and with it can give you the certainty to cook later authentic Balinese Dishes in the comfort of your home.

The Hosts

Most lessons are hosted by Heinz von Holzen, author of six highly acclaimed Balinese and Indonesian cookbooks, (The Food of Bali, Bali Unveiled – The Secrets of Balinese Cuisine, Feast of Flavors from the Balinese Kitchen, Feast of Flavors from the Indonesian Kitchen, Street Food in Bali, A modern Approach to Indonesian Cuisine and The Little Indonesian Cook book ) and assisted by Ibu Budi and Ibu Putu Eni, two through Balinese Master chefs, which bring with them more then 40 years of experience in Balinese kitchens. Classes are hands on and start with an introduction to the many spices used in preparing the delectable flavors of Bali and end with a sumptuous lunch where guest enjoy to fruits of their hard labor. Classes are limited to maximum 8 participants.

Dishes prepared

  • Base be Pasih – Seafood Spice Paste
  • Sate Ayam – Chicken Sates
  • Sate Babi – Pork Sate
  • Sate Tempe – Fermented Soy Bean Cake Sate
  • Sate Lilit – Minced Seafood Sate
  • Pesan be Pasih – Assorted Seafood Grilled in Banana Leaf
  • Be Celeng Base Manis – Pork in Sweet Soy Sauce
  • Sumping Waluh – Steamed Pumpkin Cake
  • Base Sate – Peanut Sauce
  • Pecelan – Vegetable Salad in Peanut Dressing
  • Jajan Ijen – Steamed Black Coconut Rice
  • Pisang Goreng – Fried Bananas
  • Nasi Goreng Mawut – Special Fried Rice with Noodles, Chicken and Vegetables

Time table

  • 07.30 – 08.00     
    Pick up from various locations in Nusa Dua and Tanjung Benoa
  • 08.00 – 08.30     
    Breakfast and introduction to Bali and its cuisine
  • 08.30     
    Beginning of cooking
  • 12.00  
    Conclude day of cooking
  • 12.00    
  • 14.00       
    Newly certified and qualified Balinese Master Chef’s celebrate

Days conducted

  • Monday
  • Wednesday


With market visit US$60.00++
Price is subject to 10% service charge and 11% government tax
Prices are valid until December 2019 and are subject to changes
As space is limited to 8 participants we highly recommend to book your participation as early as possible

Taylor made classes

Special classes and cooking competitions for groups are available on request

Prices are valid until March 2019 and are subject to changes