A word to the wine

A word to the wine

By Sommelier Sam/Cover photo by Janet Nicol WHAT price would you pay for a bottle of wine? Well, if your name is Rudy Kurniawan it seems you would pay a very high price indeed; to be exact a $28.4 million restitution bill and a ten year spell behind bars. Sentenced on...
A Word to the Wine

A Word to the Wine

By Sommelier Sam Food and wine, natural bedfellows of course, but pairing them can be a tricky business. There is the somewhat unreliable rule of white with fish, red with meat but what about Asian dishes? And vegetarian food? Once upon a time food and wine were grown...
The great protein question

The great protein question

by Daniel Aaron The first question I usually hear when someone finds out I choose a cruelty-free lifestyle, a vegetarian diet, is ‘how do you get your protein?’ It’s a good question. And whether one is choosing a raw, vegan that comes from animal source is very...
Planting change with Malaika Darville

Planting change with Malaika Darville

Interview and photography by Mirjam de Ruiter         In the past week, have you had pizza, sushi, gorgonzola or goji berries? Here in Bali, we are lucky to have access to an array of international culinary experiences, yet it means that much of...
On a grain and a prayer

On a grain and a prayer

By Melinda Chickering | Photography by Glenn Chickering RICE MAY be the most important food on earth. About half the human race or 3.5 billion people, get 20 per- cent or more of their calories from rice each day. Rice is central to traditional Balinese culture and...
Five things I have learned about food

Five things I have learned about food

By Renee Martyna | Photo by Peter Wall Popular psychology teaches that food behaviour tells you a lot about a person. For this failed foodie, that is certainly true. I have read a million books and experimented a mil- lion ways but it all comes down to this: People...