Soft, Fragrant Curries!

Curry in Bali offers many wonderful dishes from India’s southern coastal city of Kerala, on the Malabar coast, they are so different to the curries from other regions in India. They use a whole different range of spices, the result is almost delicate. A great example of Kerala cuisine is to drop in to Curry […]

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Fertilizing the Garden

‘Dear Dr. Kris, I would like to ask you about fertilizer available in Bali. A few days ago, we moved a few 5m-high palm trees from the area near our pond to the other part of our garden as their roots had caused the pond to leak. I wonder if they need fertiliser to settle […]

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Chronic Kidney Failure in Cats

Kidney disease, also known as renal disease, is one of the most common diseases in dogs and cats that come to Sunset Vet. Kidney disease is very serious, as the kidneys are essential to filter the blood, excrete excess nitrogen and other toxins, regulate water and electrolyte balance, and produce hormones. When the kidneys become […]

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Tri Sutrisna: Bali’s Heritage Foods

Tri Sutrisna grew up in a Balinese compound in a small village in Gianyar. After attending Campuan College in 2013, he went direct into a food design traineeship where he developed an interest in local foods and food design skills at a farm cooperative, serving as a liaison between farmers and executive chefs and resort […]

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LEARNING, RENEWING AND LEADING BY EXAMPLE!

It is the obligation of the leader, to continually renew himself, in order to renew the people, by his example (Confucious).   Leadership is about learning to lead and continually updating oneself professionally, in order to set a good example. This is the job of the President, Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua and the Board. […]

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Spicy Mexican Tempeh Chips

I wanted a snack that was high in protein and low in calories and fat. But it also had to taste good. Perhaps these taste too good because I can’t eat just one or two. I see the jar and my hand goes right to it. Bad hand! You can vary the spices in each […]

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MPH Tackles Bali’s Mounting Waste Problem at the Village Level

According to the World Bank’s global review of solid waste management, 62 percent of Indonesia’s household waste is organic, and convertible into compost, and the rest consists of paper, plastic, glass and metal, most of which can be repurposed. Despite this, unprocessed waste continues to flood Bali’s poorly-managed landfill sites, waterways and oceans, or is […]

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August 15, 2018

Unplug with flip phone! For people who only need to call or text, use a flip phone which is smaller (fits easily into pockets), is more durable, has a built in holster, is simple to operate with one hand, costs millions of rupiah less than a smartphone (even if it breaks or gets lost, it’s […]

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August 15, 2018

HELP LOMBOK NEIGHBOURS As always, emergencies come first! The Bali not-for-profit community has set support programs in motion to help government response to the massive earthquakes rocking Lombok this month. In Bali, the aftershocks have been frightening for all of us; it’s hard to picture how terrifying is for the hundreds of thousands of impoverished […]

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