Lobong Culinary Experience Bali

Balinese Cooking Class in Kedewatan, Ubud

Lobong Culinary Experience offers Balinese cooking classes and cultural encounters in the upland village of Kedewatan, around 15 minutes’ drive northwest from the main Ubud hub. It offers you a hands-on approach to learning about the island’s heritage cuisine, with classes held within a well-kept traditional Balinese family compound, and hosted by the charming owners themselves. Besides cooking classes, also offered are nature treks through the village’s surrounding rice paddies, as well as visits to a local priest’s home to learn about Balinese astrology.

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A Typical Day with Lobong Culinary Experience

With the culinary experience at Lobong, your day typically starts out at 08:00 with a visit to a local fresh market with the family host, where they’ll show you through the varieties of local produce, ranging from the extensive choices of fresh herbs, spices and each of their uses in traditional cooking and even their medicinal and health benefits. Most will be purchased and brought back to the class. Back at the home compound, you’re welcomed with a fresh hot brew of local coffee or tea, accompanied by fried banana fritters known locally as ‘pisang goreng’ – a usual Balinese morning treat.

Before the actual cooking class starts and while the kitchen and bought market ingredients are prepared, you will also get to learn and witness from up close the highlights within the traditional Balinese household. This includes the family’s ancestral temple and shrines, and the architectural features. When you’re ready, you’re then handed detailed instructional gift booklets with all the menu and recipes, with space for taking down your own personal notes as you go through the step-by-step instructions.

Recipes include local favourites: ‘ayam bakar’ grilled chicken doused in ‘sambal matah’ chilli-kaffir lime dressing for appetiser, and main course which comprises barbecue breast of chicken in Balinese spices, minced chicken wrap-style satays, and ‘jukut urab’ mixed vegetable salad with shredded coconut. You’ll also get to learn how to prepare the traditional Balinese chili condiment, known as ‘sambal ulek’ made with tomatoes and chilies. A unique traditional Balinese rice preparation is the ‘nasi sela’ which includes bits of sweet potato blended in.

The recipe book is for keepsakes, so you can relive the cooking experience in your own kitchen back home. After the main recipe cooking classes, they’ll also show you how to make some of the interesting Balinese serving dishes, complete with beautiful and intricate ornamentations made from banana and coconut leaves. Classes are held in English, and are at IDR 425,000 per person, with a maximum number of 12 participants per class.

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Lobong Culinary Experience Bali

  • Opening Hours: 08:00-22:00
  • Location: Jalan Raya Kedewatan, Kedewatan, Ubud
  • Tel: +62 (0)812 3651 778
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