Pisang goreng – Fried banana fritters

‘Gorengan’ is a popular snack throughout Indonesia. It literally means ‘fried things’ and covers a wide range of crispy goodies. One of my favourites is pisang goreng (deep-fried bananas in batter), especially first thing in the morning with a cup of hot coffee. Pisang goreng also makes a great dessert served with a scoop of […] → Continue Reading Pisang goreng – Fried banana fritters

Jaje kukus Bali – A sweet treat for special days

Jaje kukus Bali is one of my favourite sweet treats from Bali. I have fond memories of being given it as a snack with coffee while taking a break from playing gamelan music at temple ceremonies. Jaje kukus is commonly served at weddings, temple ceremonies, and sometimes just as a special treat with a cup […] → Continue Reading Jaje kukus Bali – A sweet treat for special days

Pulung-pulung ubi – stuffed cassava and coconut balls

Pulung-pulung ubi is one of our favourite coffee snacks. It’s also the single thing visitors to our house most often ask us to make. Pulung-pulung ubi is what is known in Bali as ‘jajanan pasar’ (market cakes/snacks) and is often eaten for breakfast accompanied by a cup of Balinese coffee. This recipe works really well […] → Continue Reading Pulung-pulung ubi – stuffed cassava and coconut balls

Jaje Dadar – Balinese rolled coconut pancakes

If there’s one thing better than a cup of coffee on a sunny Sunday afternoon, it’s a cup of kopi Bali (Balinese coffee). Balinese coffee is strong and sweet, and never complete without ‘jaje’. ‘Jaje’ is the Balinese word for ‘cake’ or ‘sweet’ and the Balinese use it to refer to a whole array of […] → Continue Reading Jaje Dadar – Balinese rolled coconut pancakes