Quick and Easy: Salad Dressings

Healthier eating can be a challenge when you are stuck with the same boring food options. Start a new habit and introduce yourself to new flavors for exciting your taste buds and start easing your way in to a healthier lifestyle.  Salads are the quickest and simplest way to start eating better, but it can be boring. Change your ordinary Italian dressing in to more exciting dressings. These three simple dressings are easy to make and perfect to dress your favorite fresh greens.
Jalapeno and Lime Dressing
0.5 Tbsp. Pickled Jalapeno, chopped100 ml Grape seed oil or Light Olive oil50 ml Fresh Lime JuiceZest of 2 limes2 tsp. Honey 

Method: Whisk all ingredients together until the oil and lime juice are emulsified

Miso Sesame Dressing
0.5 Tbsp. Light Miso Paste1 Tbsp. Sesame Oil100 ml Grape seed oil or Light Olive oil30 ml Fresh Lime Juice1 Tsps. Light Soy Sauce2 Tsps. HoneyPinch of Sesame Seed

Method: Thin down the miso paste with the lime juice and soy sauce Whisk all of the ingredients together un…

Grilled Corn: Mexico Vs Bali

Grilled corn or Jagung Bakar is one of Bali’s most common street foods that can be seen in almost every traditional market and beach side. It is a tasty treat, can be messy but that is just part of the charm. In Bali, the flavor tends to be on the spicy side, lathered in sweet spicy sambal and charred to perfection on a charcoal grill. On the other side of the world, Mexico has a similar street food called Elote. Flavor wise, Elote tends to be on the savory less spicy side of things. 
These are simple recipes for both versions, you can decide which one is the winner.

Jagung Bakar

4 Corn on the Cob150 gr Melted Butter3 Tbsp. of Bottled Chili Sauce or Traditional Sambal1 Tbsp. of Tomato Ketchup1 Tbsp. Honey


Mix 100 gr butter and condiments in a bowl, use the rest of butter to baste during grillingGrill corn on charcoal grill for best taste and char. Baste with butter.Baste generously with the spicy sauce, continue grilling until the sauce is caramelized and sticks to the cornServe…

Crème Brulee

This beautiful custard based dessert is one of the most intricate desserts to make. So many things can go wrong during the whole process but when done properly, a velvety creamy custard with a cracking caramel top is waiting to be devoured.
Practice your crème brulee making skills with this recipe and get ready to crave an exquisite homemade dessert for every meal.

600 ml heavy cream6 tbsp. white sugar, divided6 pcs egg yolks1/2 tsp. vanilla extractHot water

Preheat oven to 150 degrees C.Pour cream into a saucepan and stir over low heat. Do not boil. Remove cream from heat to slightly cool.Beat egg yolks and 4 tablespoons white sugar in a mixing bowl until creamy and the sugar is completely dissolved, add vanilla extract.Slowly pour half of heated cream into the egg yolk mixture; beat until combined.Pour the egg/cream mixture into the cream in the saucepan, stir over low heat. Remove mixture from heat immediately the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of the spoon.…

Sweet Cravings

Chocolate is pretty much the key to everyone’s happiness. There are a Million ways to enjoy chocolate and incorporating it into a dessert is one of them. Cooking your own dessert can be slightly intimidating as it needs precise measurements and takes a bit more attention. However, with this four ingredient Chocolate mousse we are confident that even a beginner can whip up a successful dessert.

Chocolate Mousse Ingredients
50 gr sugar 2 eggs 250 mlcream 150 gr dark chocolate chips 250 ml cream, whip to a stiff peak
Method Whisk sugar and eggs together until pale and creamy, approximately 10 minutes.Heat 250ml cream to just below boiling point then slowly pour into the egg mixture while whisking all the time. If you do not whisk while pouring the mix will scramble.Return the cream and egg mixture to the pot. Cook on a low heat while stirring all the time until it has thickened. Do Not Boil or it will split.Remove from heat, add chocolate chips, whisk until melted. Let cool completelyGently fold t…

Tropical Cocktails

Bali is home to many delicious tropical fruits that can be used in millions ways. Fruits are so versatile they can be eaten raw, cooked into sweet dessert, savory chutney, and of course mixed with your favorite liquor and turn it into delicious cocktails. As the title says, we are here to share few delicious Tropical Cocktails that might suit your taste.

Splash of Mango
1.5 oz. Vodka1.5 oz. Mango Juice0.5 oz. Strawberry SyrupTopped with Lime flavored soda

Filled Cocktail shaker with ice, pour in vodka, juice and shake well. Strain and pour into an Old Fashion glass filled with fresh ice, topped with soda and slowly pour in syrup
Morning Buzz
1.5 oz. Vodka1 oz. Lime Juice1 oz. Lemon Juice0.5 oz. Passion fruit JuiceHalf of Fresh Passion fruitHalf of bird’s eye chili, thinly sliced

Filled Cocktail shaker with ice, pour in all ingredients Pour into a cold Old Fashion glass
June Bug
1 oz. Melon Liqueur0.5 oz. Coconut Liqueur0.5 oz. Banana Liqueur1 oz. Lemon Juice1 oz. Lemon Juice1 oz. Pineapple Juic…

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Trying to stay fit during a vacation can be tricky. Temptations are coming at you from all directions,  tropical cocktails to breakfast buffet, it is almost impossible not give in to ordering another glass or picking up that extra slice of bacon. It is absolutely acceptable to let loose on your holiday, but moderation is key. Here are few tips to keep in shape while still enjoying your holiday.

1.Walk Try to walk as much as possible, do your sightseeing on foot when possible. Walking helps regulate your blood pressure and keeps your heart healthy.
2.Hydrate When you are not sipping on cocktails or beer, make sure to drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated. Fresh coconut water is also a great source of hydration with low calories and refreshing taste. Carry a big bottle of water everywhere to remind yourself.
3.Work out Plan Plan your daily work out to your match your holiday activities. Spend 20 minutes in the morning or evening for a simple stretching exercise or a 20 minute run be…

Roti Canai

Every cuisine has its own sinfully delicious greasy finger food and despite the amount of oil left on your fingers, it is hard to resist just another bite. Roti Canai is the perfect example of this kind of guilty pleasure. The amount of oil used in making the dough can put you off but once a warm perfectly golden brown and crispy roti canai is right in front of you, it is impossible not to start tearing into the layers and dipping it into a thick curry sauce.
Roti Canai is famous in most South East Asian and South Asian countries such as India, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. There are countless versions of how to serve the dish. Roti Canai can be enjoyed as a sweet dish, usually accompanied with condensed milk, cinnamon sugar or powdered sugar; or as savory dish, accompanied by curry sauce, eggs, or lentils. With so many possible flavors, it is only logical to have a go at this recipe and go creative on your Roti Canai. 
500 ml all-purpose flour15 gr salt250 ml water250 …