Saraswati Day

Today is Saraswati Day, the very last day of the Balinese Pawukon calendar, being the Saturday of its last week, Watugunung. Dewi Saraswati is generally referred to as Goddess of ‘Science & Knowledge’. Dewi Saraswati is the female counterpart of Dewa Brahma, the manifestation of the Almighty Infinite Spirit as the Creator. Nowadays the Knowledge/Science […]

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Beef Rendang

We have introduced new traditional Indonesian dishes to our menus. Here is the Indonesian version of beef curry, Beef Rendang. 200 grams of beef cut in strips 3 cloves of garlic 5 shallots 1 Tablespoon shredded tumeric 1 Tablespoon shredded ginger 3 tablespoons shredded galangal 2 pinches dried chili Dried coriander (roasted) pulverized and mixed […]

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The Jamahal Farm

We recently opened a market garden behind the resort. We grow basil, mint, lettuce, tomatoes etc. for the hotel’s kitchen – all organic, and all enjoying the fertile Balinese soil and climate. We have no wish to start competing with Bedugul, Bali’s fertile volcanic highlands, where most of the island’s vegetables are grown – but this […]

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