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.