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Sweet Cravings

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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

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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

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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

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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. 
Ingredients:
500 ml all-purpose flour15 gr salt250 ml water250 …

Churros

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Anyone with a sweet tooth will appreciate a good snack dipped in chocolate or caramel sauce.This Spanish snack/dessert will definitely satisfy any cravings for sweet things.IF you have never heard of Churros it seems like you have been living under a rock. This deep fried pastry rolled in cinnamon sugar and dipped in hot chocolate sauce has become very popular in the last decade. Churros originated from Spain, it was a popular snack among shepherds living in the mountains. Since they are very simple to make and easy to carry around, Churros are the perfect snack for the outdoors. There is also another theory that the Portuguese brought a Chinese savory fried pastry recipe called Youtiau, from their expedition to Asia during the Ming Dynasty, which then was altered to become a sweet dough recipe. This recipe then spread to Spain.
Time to raid the pantry and gather up some ingredients! Ingredients 250 ml water100 gr butter250 gr all-purpose flour3 eggs, beaten1/4 teaspoon saltVegetable oil…

Creamy Risotto

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Italian food is undoubtedly one of the most popular foods in the world. Pizza and pasta can be found in every corner of the world and cooked by many home cooks for dinners and family gatherings. Another famous Italian dish is Risotto. Although this dish is not as famous as the other two due to its tedious cooking method, when done correctly, it is guaranteed to be one of the best things you have had for dinner. Risotto is a rice dish that is slowly cooked by gradually adding liquid or stock to the rice over a low heat. A special kind of short grain rice called Arborio is used as it contains a lot of starch and can hold its shape during cooking process. The proper way of cooking risotto can take up to 25 minutes of your undivided attention, constantly stirring a pan of rice. The creaminess of the dish comes from the starch of the rice released by the act of stirring and the addition of parmesan cheese and butter makes a light yet creamy risotto.
This simple Mushroom Risotto recipe will …

Sharing is Caring, The Megibung Tradition

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Food plays an important part in many kinds of festivities. From birthday parties to corporate meetings, it is undeniable that without great food, any gathering would be incomplete. Any heated discussion can be solved over a great meal. In Bali, there is a deep rooted culture called Megibung, which is a tradition of eating together from the same big platter, called a “Dulang”.

This tradition originated from Karangasem in East Bali. Up to 7 people can sit around the table and enjoy a feast of various dishes on the platter. Typically, a platter would consist of Balinese style roast chicken dish, a type of meat skewers, lawar or steamed vegetables with shredded coconut and few other vegetables or tofu dishes. 


Megibung Is more than just eating together but it is also a chance to have an open communication in the community. This tradition is unfortunately slowly fading away due to the tendencies of individuality in modern society.

To prepare such feast would be quite a task, fortunately, Waru…