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Balinese Cooking Class at Ubud


Join an exciting culinary journey to uncover the hidden treasures of Balinese cooking. Begin your day at the lively Ubud markets, opt for the morning session to visit the local market and explore Balinese spices and traditions. Mrs. Puspa will guide you in creating traditional dishes using the famous Base Gede spice blend. Afterward, embark on guided 'padi' expeditions. Returning to Laplapan village, your welcoming host, Puspa, will skillfully guide you in crafting your own mouthwatering, genuine Balinese dishes using traditional ingredients and techniques in a well-equipped community kitchen. For starters, we’ll prepare Kuah Wong, Jukut Urab, and Kacang Me Santok. Choose between Be Siap Mesanten, Pepesan Be Pasih, Sate Siap, or Tempe Me Goreng for the main course, with options for meat or vegetarian ingredients. Conclude the culinary journey with the delightful dessert, Kolak Biu. Take home detailed recipes and notes to recreate these mouthwatering dishes. Uncover the secrets of Balinese cooking and gain the skills to replicate these delicious meals in your own kitchen.

  • Not covered
  • English - Indonesian - Balinnese
  • 13-65
  • 08:30 and 15:00
  • 4 hours

What to Expect:

  • Market Exploration: Engage yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Ubud fresh markets in the morning, gaining insights into Balinese spices and culinary traditions.

  • Interactive Learning: Mrs. Puspa, your experienced guide, will lead you through the creation of traditional dishes using the renowned Base Gede spice blend. Expect hands-on experiences as you explore into the rich Balinese culinary heritage.

  • Community Kitchen Experience: Engage in a well-equipped community kitchen to sharpen your cooking skills. Discover the art of crafting mouthwatering, authentic Balinese dishes using traditional ingredients and techniques.

  • Diverse Menu: Learn various authentic Balinese menus for the main course, with options available for both meat and vegetarian preferences.

  • Dessert Delight: Conclude your culinary journey on a sweet note with the delightful dessert, Kolak Biu. Experience the rich and satisfying flavors that Balinese desserts have to offer.

  • Takeaway Knowledge: Depart with detailed recipes and notes, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to recreate these mouthwatering dishes in your own kitchen.

What to Bring:

  • Comfortable Clothing: Wear comfortable clothing suitable for both market exploration and hands-on cooking activities.

  • Footwear: Choose footwear that is easy to slip on and off, considering the possibility of exploring fresh market.

  • Sun Protection: Bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to shield yourself from the tropical sun during outdoor activities.

  • Notebook and Pen: Carry a notebook and pen to take note of valuable tips, insights, and additional information shared during the culinary experience.

  • Camera/Smartphone: Capture the vibrant market scenes, picturesque landscapes, and the joy of cooking moments to create lasting memories.

  • Curiosity and Enthusiasm: Bring an open mind, curiosity for new flavors, and enthusiasm for learning about Balinese culture and cuisine.

  • Fresh market tour (Morning class only)
  • Welcome drink
  • Water, tea and coffee at anytime
  • Cooking class with Balinese cuisine expert
  • Recipes
  • Return transport (only for ubud area)
  • Personal expenses


Meeting point: Jalan Raya Laplapan, Petulu, Ubud, Petulu, Kecamatan Ubud, Bali

Pickup details: Pick up and drop off (included) at the Ubud only. If you need to get pickup and drop off outside of these areas, additional fee may apply and please contact us.

End: This activity ends back at the meeting point

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • The fresh market tour only availble during morning class session.
  • Age range: 13 – 65 yo 
  • Time slot on page indicates time customer should arrive at the venue
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. 
  • A partial refund (max 50%) is available for cancellations made less than 48 hours before the start time.
  • No refund will be provided for cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start time and no-shows.
  • Please be mindful of our office hours as all requests will be handled by our finance team during office hours, Monday to Saturday from 09:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Our office is closed on Sundays.
From AUD35.00
/ Adult
From AUD35.00
/ Child
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