Hands-on experience in making traditional Balinese dishes
Local market tour to witness Balinese transactions and learn about ingredients
Experience Balinese family life in a traditional house compound
Interact with a whole local Balinese family during the class
Learn how to make offering before a big feast
Join this cooking & culture class to learn not only how to make traditional Balinese dishes but also the day to day culture of Balinese people from our Host Sang De, a local Balinese native to Desa Payangan. You will also get to tour the local market to learn about the ingredients and spices used in Balinese cooking and experience the traditional family life in a Balinese house compound. Interact with the whole local Balinese family during the class and learn how to make offerings before a big feast. After the class, enjoy the Balinese dishes you made for lunch.
Who This Experience Is Good For
This experience is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about Balinese tradition, especially the dishes and housing situations. Vegans and vegetarians are also welcome.
Meet Our Local Host
Sang Made Merta or more familiarly known as Sang De is a local Balinese native to Desa Payangan. He and his family are very passionate about introducing Balinese culture through food so he opens his house to everyone who is willing to learn.
8:00 AM: Pick up at the accommodation
Arrival at the cooking class premise
Traditional market tour
Tour of our host's traditional house
Enjoy fried banana and coffee/tea
Hands-on cooking class
Make Balinese offering before the feast
3:00 PM: Return to Canggu
Ground transportation (round trip to Ubud and back to Canggu)
Walking tour of the traditional market
Fried banana and coffee/tea
Hands-on cooking class
What’s Not Included
Know Before You Go
Minimum Needed: 5 people
Maximum Capacity: 12 people
Booking Deadline: 10 Days before start date
Weather Dependent: No
Difficulty Level: Easy - It's a food tour
Special Clothing Required: Yes, Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses for the Market Tour
Special Dietary Restrictions: All dietary requirements are catered for, please inform the city team upon booking
Extra Cash: Needed for tipping (Not mandatory: you liked the service Tip! You did not? Is ok not to Tip. 10% is good), additional services & souvenirs. ATMs are available in town.
Ground Transportation: Transportation is included
Additional Information: Pack extra water and snacks are highly encouraged for the journey.This cooking class is set in the morning to catch the opening hour of the local traditional market that you will be visiting for the market tour. Balinese food is quite a long process, the lunch will only be ready to serve after 1PM - it is recommended to have had breakfast or bringing light bites with you.
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.