Awani Blog

Just like we enjoy experimenting with flavours in our peaceful Balinese kitchen, we enjoy nothing more than experimenting with interesting topics on our blog. A place for us to share our stories from Bali, tips and guides so you can enjoy this wonderful island, as well as recipes we love that use our preserves.

Girls performing the Rejang dance of Tenganan wear antique textiles

How 5 people helped create the Bali of today: The history of tourism in Bali

Tourism is big business in Bali and it’s easy to look at the influx of tourists and see it as ruining and eroding the authentic traditions of the Balinese. But […]

28th May 2018
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Authentic Bali souvenirs – 9 unique ideas for gifts & where to find them

Our guide to Bali’s best souvenirs and gifts includes unique and handcrafted items that you simply will never find in mainstream Bali gift stores. Our list of shops and locations […]

26th May 2018

Pink Guava: Our guide to this tasty pink tropical fruit!

We explore the wonderful Pink Guava fruit in detail – looking at its origins, its benefits, and some amazing recipes to try in your home kitchen.

26th February 2018

Grilled courgettes topped with Onions and Lime Marmalade

This simple recipe injects bundles of flavour in to a grocery staple – the humble courgette. Using the natural sweetness of the caramelised onions, mixed with the zingy flavours of […]

23rd February 2018

Baked Apple with Raisins and Lime Marmalade with Ginger

The tartness of baked apple, mixed with the sweetness of raisins and then with a cutting edge of lime marmalade and ginger, makes for a complex dessert suitable for all […]

23rd February 2018

Pan Fried Pork Loin with Tamarillo Jam and Herb Stuffing

Tamarillo Jam is a fantastic pairing for pork, and this simple but flavourful recipe is a great way to get the best from pork loin.

23rd February 2018

The Awani Kitchen – Behind the Scenes

Here’s a little introduction to our kitchen which is in the volcanic highlands of Bali, a world away from the hustle and bustle of Kuta and Seminyak on the coast. […]

27th October 2016

An Offering from Bali

If you have visited Bali, you must have wondered what the small baskets of flowers and incense must mean. It is a common site across Bali. This is a classic […]

29th August 2016
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