The cooking school provides a fascinating insight into Balinese life, beliefs and culture through learning about its food, cooking and culinary myths.
Class discussions are relaxed and friendly and are held in the elegant grounds of the second Honeymoon Guesthouse. They include specific references to the role of food in Balinese society, its ceremonial use and religious importance.
Participants learn about the exotic herbs and spices used in ceremonial and everyday Balinese dishes and are encouraged to actively help prepare the lavish Balinese feasts that will then be enjoyed with a glass or two of the local rice wine or homemade hibiscus tea.
Class discussions are relaxed and friendly and are held in the elegant grounds of the second Honeymoon Guesthouse. They include specific references to the role of food in Balinese society, its cere...
Discover the extraordinary healing properties of spices and their colourful history. Enjoy a hands-on cooking class with a vegetarian menu of pumpkin curry, tempe with fresh lemon basil, roasted co...
Class discussions are relaxed and friendly and are held in the elegant grounds of the second Honeymoon Guesthouse. They include specific references to the role of food in Balinese society, its c...
Had a fantastic time, our host was so funny and entertaining. The food was delicious and learnt so much. Thank you for having us!
Yade was fabulous teacher. A full of positive energy, laughter and enthusiasm about how to prepare fresh, authentic, tasty local dishes. It was great to get to see busy, colourful local market in action. I would recommend to try her class 😊
The food we made was delicious. And the teacher was a delight mixing personal funny anecdotes with great teaching skills.
A wonderful small class of 6 people with a knowledgeable and entertaining instructor. Market visit was interesting and allowed the opportunity to purchase some items for home use. Excellent description of cooking techniques and uses of ingredients once we cooked at home. Cultural practices and lifestyle info added greatly to the presentation.
The market tour and guide were fantastic and very informative! And the cooking class was wonderful and food was delicious!!! Thank you
What a wonderfully delicious experience. I so enjoyed learning about all the local food, using the local ingredients to cook, and meeting all the nice people. It was a 5 star experience!
This was a truly enjoyable experience from start to finish. Our teacher Oleg was a huge character with a huge smile who had us all under his spell from the get-go. Hugely engaging and funny, he made learning all about Balinese cuisine, culture and tradition so easy to understand and interesting to learn, so much so he managed to hold our attention throughout. It was fascinating to learn all about the key ingredients from a medicinal point of view as well as culinary and how various amounts of the same collection of herbs and spices in each dish created such a different flavour combination. It was the perfect blend of talking and hands-on cooking, picking up lots of tips, tricks and techniques along the way and just like Balinese culture the entire approach was always fun and relaxed - nothing serious and lots of smiles and laughter. All of the staff were wonderfully friendly and always on hand to help explain and assist us throughout all the various stages. We cooked an incredible menu of really tasty dishes and once all of the slicing, chopping, and preparation was complete the cooking itself was really quick and easy and soon we had a huge banquet of delicious and nutritious dishes to feast on. We enjoyed a range of beautiful salads and curries that were deceptively filling and hearty. It was great to meet so many other like-minded people from around the world to share the cooking and eating with and we would highly recommend this class to anyone interested in learning more about healthy but super easy and tasty vegan and vegetarian food. A super relaxed but fun and immersive class that's an experience you'll never forget. The coconut sorbet at the end was a standout dish that everyone raved about too! Don't hesitate to book this class, whatever your cooking level or experience and be sure to check out their restaurant Casa Luna too as it's definitely some of the best food we've eaten in Ubud. Thanks so much to everyone who made our day so special and we hope to see you again next year to sample another class. Julie, Kevin, Sadie, and Tony from The UK.
The teacher is awesome.
I joined a small group of participants, all of which were also tourists from other countries. Though we did not know each other but we got to be friends through food and culture. We had a Balinese cooking class which was also one of the best in Indonesia. We were housed in a traditional yet elegant kitchen with our own workstations and ingredients. The market tour was short, yet insightful. We got to ask the locals about alternative ingredients that we can use back home. Herbs and spices workshop was really great! The instructor was able to cater all our needs an questions and the class ended with a huge feast of Balinese cuisine. It all tasted great and i was amazed with myself for creating a delicious Balinese dish. Not bad for a first timer!
We had a great day learning about Balinese cuisine, recipes were super tasty and the teacher couldn’t be better. I would totally recommend it.
Interesting cooking class with local market tour, lovely hosts and good food. Would definitely recommend!
Lovely teacher, good food, loved the cooking class.
In the class we had 3 professional chefs and 5 novices. We learned so much and had so much fun and the results (meal) was amazing—so fragrant, colorful and flavorful.
We learned so much about Balinese food, cooking and traditions from this short class. It was fun and engaging and the teacher just great.. Me and my husband would recommend this class to anyone interested in cooking but short on time..
The best vegan food!!! Loved the location and people. Thank you 🙏🏻😊
Friendly and funny host - Yudi! Beautiful location, great lesson on ingredients, interactive and of course delicious food
The staff was wonderful and friendly. The food was plentiful. It would be great though if we could have done individual cooking so as to get more hands on experience. I would even pay more for that type of class.
Beautiful experience, especially as we had the possibility to work with Balinese women and learn more about their traditions in the kitchen. Not to mention the gorgeous meal we got to enjoy at the end of the class and the stunning garden that surrounds everything. Top! Carmen
Teacher was amazing, funny and full of cooking skills! Best Indonesian food I have ever tasted and made!
Thanks, Ude and her wonderful crew at Casa Luna for creating and delivering an informative but very enjoyable cooking class and market visit. Our lunch was well worth the effort.
My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed the Sunday twighlight smoked duck class. I enjoyed learning about herbs and spices and the techniques used to create a ceremonial meal. The evening was filled with good company delicious food and fun and laughter. Highly recommend.
Fantastic, well thought out lesson. Oleg was a brilliant teacher.
The teacher was so friendly, helpful and generous with his knowledge. It was a fun, non-threatening environment and the array of dishes we cooked was mouthwatering! Best Indonesian food I had in Bali - fresh, flavoursome and diverse tastes.
We really enjoyed the class and the meals we made were delicious. I think althogh that de were too many people (15?) And that was a bit annoying, specially for the visit to the market, as it is such a busy and small place. Moreover they showed you a knife stand, and many people started buying some, making the rest of us wait there for 20 minutes.
Oleg, one of your instructors, is full of knowledge and has a great sense of humour. Not only do you get to learn about produce and local food, but also about the Balinese people and there way of life.
Enthousiastic cook, Nice market visit.,
Educational and fun. A great few hours in Ubud
Our market tour was very informative. We learned a lot of techniques here that we don’t use in the stares. Thank yiu forvthat. The staff was very friendly and explained their skills with great responses. I would give them five stars. The food was wonderful.
This class is amazing! They have some structure already for this and professionals to take care of you. You visit the market and understand more about the ingredients from someone who really cooks and can give you real information. The teacher is funny and welcoming, and food here is absolutely amazing. I totally recomend it.
I very much enjoyed it! Learned some new recipes that I'll certainly will try later. Just don't expect the pick up service to work as described in the website, better to go by yourself. The staff is all very nice and open, and the place where the cooking class is taken is beautiful and clean.
The class was really well presented. Our teacher was very enthusiastic and informative in the preparation of traditional Balinese dishes The lesson was very practical and hands on with the end result being a delightful culinary experience.
We really enjoyed the market visit and the cooking class. It was really informative, and the lady running it was very fun and interesting. We would have liked to have had a bit more "hands-on" experience, but otherwise it was really good.
This was a great choice to explore more about Balinese culture. The chef was friendly and professional. I cooked and tried so many different dishes, all of them were amazing. I can't wait to cook it myself at home.
I'm glad that I decided to take this class before I left Bali. It was amazing!! I enjoyed the market tour as the tour guide was very knowledgeable. Afterward, we arrived the school, started cooking and made good friends within class as well. What I have learnt are totally different and interesting such as the ingredients, techniques and also the flavors of the spices. Before leaving, we enjoy our delicious meal.
It was such a very fantastic time spending in Bali. The staffs were very nice and the flavor of the food was tasty. I would definitely come back to this place in future.
Very educational and interesting. And entertaining.
VERY ENTERTAINING AND INFORMATIVE DAY. TRIP TO THE MARKET BEFORE THE CLASS WAS A GREAT WAY TO UNDERSTAND ALL THE INGREDIENTS. FOOD WE PRODUCED WAS DELICIOUS AND COLORFUL. DEFINATELY RECOMMEND.
It was an awesome experience. Going to the market and having someone explaining you about the spices, the sweets, the veggies was really good. We got to know a lot about the culture. The kitchen is in an lovely place, the honeymoon suite, has a swimming pool and a beautiful garden. Uday is really friendly and funny, explained everything about the dishes we were cooking and the dishes were really simple to cook, just very rich in ingredients. I totally recommend!