In many parts of the world, Halloween conjures images of a dark windy night when wild spirits go about. With the Halloween feast coming at the end of October, Batukaru Kitchen invites you to sip our special concoctions and savor the 'Bhuta Kala Dinner' to make your holiday amazingly spooktacular.
Mepanggangan di Bencingah is a special occasion showcasing the preparations for a Balinese ritual feast. This was traditionally done in the forecourt of a palace or temple, with most of the sacrificial food being grilled. (Mepanggangan is from panggang, "to grill," while bencingah means "forecourt"). To recreate the festive vibes of the Balinese food feast, [...]
If you are looking for a place where you can enjoy great food with a breathtaking view, why not consider Batukaru Kitchen at Komaneka at Tanggayuda? It’s just a ten-minute drive from Ubud into the cool highlands. We now unveil the Poolside Lunch and the Rooftop Lunch, overlooking the Mount Batukaru and the green valley [...]
This lively cocktail lets you feel the bliss vibes of a cocktail in a different way. The Crazy Worm subtly packs the fresh tartness of pineapple juice with the sweet pomegranate flavor of grenadine and the gentle warmth of vodka — and adds the surprise of red jelly worms for a bright, whimsical texture. They [...]
Pork is part of Balinese daily life and culture. It is considered a festive food, and it is also presented in certain offerings. Pork is the heart of important dishes like satay, Babi Guling (spit roasted whole pork) and lawar (a uniquely Balinese mix of vegetables with spices, fresh coconut, and meat). At Komaneka at [...]
The Ubud Food Festival is a three-day event that gathers Indonesia's top culinary figures and food lovers from near and far to come experience the beauty of diversity through food.
Sometimes it’s nice to leave everything up to somebody else. This is especially true when you’re on holiday and in the mood for a romantic dinner. All you have to do is sit back and choose. At Komaneka Tanggayuda, where many guests never want to leave the spacious luxury of the resort, there is a [...]
Sometimes it’s nice to leave everything up to somebody else. This is especially true when you’re on holiday and in the mood for a romantic dinner with verdant greenery forest, garden, or pool. All you have to do is sit back and choose. At Komaneka at Tanggayuda, where many guests never want to leave the [...]
For all the artistry a mixologist can bring to a cocktail, sometimes you’re in the mood for local wisdom. The Balinese are not big consumers of alcohol, but they have several libations that they regularly offer to beings of the lower world (aka demons). These are also consumed by humans, usually elderly men in a [...]
Simple yet savory, nourishing and fresh, Gado-gado is an excellent introduction to Indonesian cuisine. The base of this vegetarian dish is lonteng, sliced steamed rice cakes. This is accompanied by lightly steamed fresh vegetables such as green beans, cabbage, and bean sprouts. Protein is the delicious fried tempé and tahu, fermented soy bean cake, both [...]