Light, piquant salads such as the Pickled Vegetables and Corn and Fern Tips with Grated Coconut will whet the appetite for the meal ahead. Hearty one-dish meals like Fried Rice with Chicken and Prawns and Mushroom Soup can be prepared in minimal time. Main dishes like the Balinese Lamb Stew, Roast Chicken in Banana Leaf and Minced Seafood Sate will definitely liven up your table and impress your guests. Round off meals with a sweet finish with Coconut Pancakes or Iced Fruit in Coconut Dressing, or serve up the easy-to-prepare Fried Bananas or Steamed Jackfruit Cake for afternoon tea.
Heinz Von Holzen is the owner of three popular Balinese restaurants in Bali. He spent many years investigating and documenting Balinese and Indonesian cuisine, and played a key role in promoting both cuisines to the world.