Temples

Bali is often called ’Island of the Thousand Temples’. The meaning of ‘thousand’ in this phrase is ‘too many to count’, otherwise it would be a colossal understatement. There are shrines on every piece of land, in every house, in every village, town and city, in the lakes, on the mountains, in the jungles, by […]

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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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