Go Japanese at Papaya!

There is nothing as nice & light as Japanese cuisine, so for a healthy start to the year be sure that PAPAYA the only Japanese supermarket in Bali is on your shopping trek. A visit to this super clean store is rather refreshing & even if a total Japanese diet isn’t your ‘bag’ you will […]

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Food Talk – March 24, 2010

Plenty of juicy baby mandarins to get your teeth into & rambutans, (do you know what the difference is between a rambutan & a lychee – okay go on, send me a note!) you’ll find all these healthy fruits in stores now & buy the local oranges far juicier & better tasting than the imports! […]

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Food Talk – February 24, 2010

It’s always good to know ‘the spots’ around town where one can buy a block of cheese & a bread roll, plenty of options abound. But, what if you hail from Korea & want to buy some of your favorite foods? Read on… BALI KOREAN MARKET I must confess I don’t know much about Korean […]

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Food Talk – December 30, 2009

HAPPY NEW YEAR! countdown now on for 20/10 and, how are YOU celebrating? One can’t go wrong with a visit to the Bali Catering Company, better known as BCC on Jalan Petitenget, a mecca for one’s taste buds. Honestly, the Gourmet Shop offers some of the best prepared food product in town, as good as […]

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Food Talk – December 2, 2009

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY TIME IS HERE AGAIN – and for most it means enjoying time with family & friends, with ‘more than usual’ entertaining. Now if you are staying in Bali for Christmas, then you need to be thinking about what is going on your menu this season? Following is a round-up of some stores that […]

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Food Talk – November 4, 2009

It’s November already, soon it’s Thanksgiving and then, moving into the holiday/festive season, time to check out the supermarkets/gourmet stores for – turkeys, hams, pork, cranberry sauce & other yummy condiments that make for a delicious lunch or dinner. The best produce moves quickly, so get in early, you won’t be disappointed. Order early, check […]

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Food Talk – October 7, 2009

As time moves on, how many readers have heard of, or shopped at Pepito in Tuban? This was definitely a secret some time back, but the word is now out! It’s a mix of Bali Deli, sort of, Carrefour, sort of, and a touch of Ace. Meaning that, the fresh foods on display are excellent […]

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Food Talk – 9 September 2009

Food is always top of mind on a daily basis for most people whatever we do we all want to know what’s on the menu? Some folk are disciplined, plan their weekly shopping & buy accordingly, and others leave it to the very last minute. However, if you fall into the latter group, you really […]

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Food Talk – August 12, 2009

Summertime and the eating is easy – most people love fish & here in Bali, fish is plentiful. However, there’s definitely a knack in the preparation (usually one’s pembantu knows) but if you are preparing yourself, then following are a few tips that will ensure that your fish has been cleaned well prior to the […]

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Food Talk – July 15, 2009

What to eat? It’s not too hot, the sun is shining, perfect for entertaining! Read more for some inspiration….. DIJON – Now, this is a real little gem! tucked away off on Kuta Poleng Mall, just off the Simpang Siur. T: 759 636 F: 759 783 E: dijonfs@indosat.net.id Susan is ‘the face’ of Dijon, an […]

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