Monday, November 10, 2014


Bienvenue au Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan et Nusa Ceningan l'iles. 

Natural beauty inviting and presenting tranquility during vacation period, enjoy the culture of rural population with simple lifestyle, art crafts and cuisine of Nusa Penida / Nusa Lembongan / Nusa Ceningan islands to be the choice of visitors.

Every place in the district of Bali  has typical Balinese food enriching Bali culinary, Indonesia. Ledok porridge, typical food from Nusa Penida island, Bali. Ledok derived from the word " Ngeledokin"  (Stirred during the manufacturing process of porridge).

Savory taste of  Ledok porridge is not come from rice but from the scent of maize and cassava (staple food community of Nusa Penida island ). Natural substances and vitamins in Ledok porridge  has benefits to cure diabetes.

Ledok porridge mixed with Bali herbs during its processing, mixing  bali spices by  garlic, salt, chili and shrimp paste. Ledok porridge served in fresh hot, delivery with  peanut sauce or " pecel" sauce on crunchy fried anchovies , shredded fishes and vegetables.

Ledok porridge is served with natural place called " Tekor " made from banana leaves bent.We can find it in traditional markets Nusa Penida / traditional stalls or wheelbarrow.

Coconut leaves wrapping boiled " Ketupat" ( Steam rice ). 4 pieces " Ketupat" served in one plate. Young jack-fruits vegetables and black soy beans (undis) add freshness of "Ketupat", sprinkle over the 
" Ketupat " .

  Special dish comes with tuna spiced/ pepes or satay ( fish produced by fishermen in Nusa Penida ). This is what distinguishes " Tipat jukutaku"  with other " Ketupat" dish. Served warm and spicy

Enjoy your meal...........

Having fried cassava  ... ?? Wahh ..... fried cassava is my favorite snack with my family. I was with my sisters, grandmother and grandfather spent our holiday while planting cassava and fried it together. It was wonderful time and the most agreeable spirit to be enjoyed ......

Nusa Penida island  is one of the region as cassava producer. The ability to process cassava into food that has sale value is very important for cassava farmers, to cope with the decline in the price of bountiful harvest season.

Cassava be processed into traditional  " Tape"  which has distinctive scent. " Tape" from Nusa Penida has  distinctive taste and smell due during fermentation process using banana leaves to wrap it up. Before fermentation, boiled cassava and should not be too ripe, refrigerate and after cold sprinkled with yeast and then wrapped in banana leaves for 2 days.

Traditional " Tape" of  Nusa Penida, Bali is sold to public at Nusa Penida and pemedek/ prayers to the temple, on temple celebration day/ piodalan merajan in Nusa Penida.

" Tape" become selection of " Oleh - Oleh" or snack souvenir typical Nusa Penida island taste......

The journey of life is full of challenges, has passed from time to time by the community of Nusa Lembongan island. Violence barren and dry nature makes communities living at Nusa Lembongan island stay in creative  and hardworking. My lover, lasting unforgettable. Living with simple lifestyle and always work hard, learn and treat themselves by modernization of education.

In this recent, Nusa Lembongan island has turned into an international-standard tourist destination with its natural beauty. Seaweed farming, orchard and vegetable growing, animal husbandry became the backbone of the community living in Nusa Lembongan island.

Difficulty getting rice in the past, make cassava, maize and hyacinth beans ( kacang komak )  as staple food in Nusa Lembongan island. Hyacinth beans porridge made from boiled cassava, hyacinth beans are mashed, grated coconut, yams and Bali seasoning.

Farmers make their orchards hyacinth beans porridge when working in the garden. This porridge is very rich with fibers and protein. So let  try the hyacinth beans porridge and not too much....!!! 

Find and discover its natural savory taste......

The story of life will continue to flow, retreating waves came and go on. We can not be avoided, the fact of life should be accepted. Why ???

Nusa Penida island , Nusa Lembongan island and Nusa Ceningan island with population in majority working as seaweed farmers. Seaweed is dried and processed as an ingredient to make pudding, dodol, sweets, jams, cider seaweed, crackers, etc.

Fresh seaweed used to make Urab sayur / Fresh salad served with grated coconut and chili paste. Seaweed salads would be more delicious when served with fried beans, fried tempe ( made from soy beans ) or prawn crackers.

Welcome and please try the natural snack from seaweed of Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan Island.

Thank you,

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