Beds to Brunch- How to Grow, Cook & Enjoy Your Own Home Food

June 2013 / Bambu Indah Villa

Beds to Brunch- How to Grow, Cook & Enjoy Your Own Home Food

How to Grow, Cook & Enjoy Your Own Home Food

Sunday, June 30, 2013
Bambu Indah
Banjar Baung, Sayan, Ubud, Bali

We celebrated the true “farm-to-table” movement, and learned practical skills on sustainable home gardening & food production.  The family-style garden training & brunch program was Slow Food Bali’s efforts to encourage better eating, better living and better opportunity for local food producers.

Slow Food Committee Member Orin Hardy showed how to improve our home food cultivation by better garden bed construction, with special attention to ways to increase yields.  The gardening exercise was followed by a sumptuous Bambu Indah “Field to Table” Family Brunch, with assistance from Mary Jane Edleson.

Garden Brunch Menu

Main Brunch

  • Chicken Yakitori. Marinated grilled skewers of chicken, onion & peppers.
  • Potato Egg Frittata. Sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, pesto, and goat cheese.
  • Asian Ratatouille. Slow roasted eggplant, zucchini, pumpkin, and multi-colored sweet peppers, with Caramelized Ginger Sesame Glazing.
  • Tofu & Tempe Pumpkin Curry. With colorful veggies in a rich coconut gravy.
  • Turmeric & Coconut Rice with Tropical Aromatics. Graced with tadka, Indian crackling spices and curry leaves.
  • Mixed Asian Greens. Laced with grilled oyster mushrooms.
  • Multi-Bean Salad. A symphony of local legumes, bathed in citrus vinaigrette.
  • Corn & Okra Perkedel. Sweet & sour chili sauce.
  • Lively Ferments. Artisanal sauerkraut & kimchee samplings.
  • Mango Rosella Chutney.
  • Spicy Tomato Sambal.
  • Savory Uttapam Pan Breads.
  • Sweet Apple Carrot Muffins. Cinnamon & rosella punctuations.

Desserts & Drinks

  • Pineapple Cashew Tarte Tatin.
  • Talam Ketan Lapis Pandan. Aromatic layered pandan & sticky rice pudding with gula merah & grated coconut topping.
  • Fresh Local Fruits
  • Local Coffee; Rosella Tea; Young Coconut Water with Lime.


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