Cooking Classes in Ubud - When in Bali, Cook as the Balinese Do!

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On your next getaway to Bali, storm in a Balinese recipe at a cooking class in Ubud. Channel in your inner Masterchef and replicate dishes like the Bebek Betutu (slow-cooked duck) or the Ikan Bakar (grilled fish). Acquire fresh veggies and ingredients from the local organic markets and tend to the irrigation system in the paddy rice fields of Bali. Enjoy interacting with the locals and a tour of the countryside. Scroll down to read about the best local cooking classes to experience the farm-to-table journey of a Balinese dish.

1. Subak Cooking Class 

Subak Cooking Class

Learn to make nine Balinese classics like Soup Sayur Bali (Balinese Vegetable soup), AyamBumbu Bali (Balinese fried chicken), and Tempe Manis (Sweet fried Tempe) with ingredients fresh from the local market. Enjoy a welcome drink with cold ginger tea and a complimentary feast after a tiring cookery lesson. Guests can avail of free shuttle services to and fro Ubud as part of the classes. 

Timings: 8 AM - 1:00 PM (morning shift)
                     2 PM - 6:30 PM (afternoon shift)
Cost: IDR 350,000 per person

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2. Paon Cooking Class

Paon Cooking Class

Enjoy recreating Balinese cuisine in a group of at most fifteen people. One of the most popular cooking classes in Ubud, get tutored in conventional cooking techniques under the supervision of a local guide. Bear the fruits of your hard work by feting on gratis lunch. Pick-up for the class is available from across the island, with it being free only within Ubud.

Cost: Starts from IDR 350,000
Timings: 8:30 AM (morning shift)
                     3:30 PM (evening shift, does not include local market tour)                                     
Duration: Nearly 5 hours

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3. Ketut's Bali Cooking Class

Ketut's Bali Cooking Class

With free pickup service, a local market tour, friendly culinary staff and catering, and the know-how prep of a nine-course meal, Ketut's cooking class stands out as one of the oldest and most well-known cooking classes in Ubud. Guided by chef Ketut himself and his family, you will be taken on a tour of the local market, taught about various fresh produce and then guided in cooking your Indonesian delicacies of choice. In the end, be rewarded with a homely meal of your own making.


IDR 350,000 (both morning and afternoon sessions)
Timings: 8:30 AM to 1 PM (morning session)
                     3 PM to 7:30 PM (afternoon session)
Duration: 4 hours 30 mins

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4. Pemulan Bali Farm Cooking School

Permulan Farm Cooking School

Owned and run by a group of local villagers, the Pemulan Bali Farm Cooking School aims to teach sustainability and evergreen cooking in Poulan, Bali. By the end of the course, you will end up mastering seven Balinese dishes with ingredients fetched from the local organic farm and an option to even cater to vegan and vegetarian options of cooking as well.

Cost: IDR 480,000 (regular/vegetarian morning class)
              IDR 450,000 (regular/vegetarian afternoon class)
              IDR 700,000 (advanced class)
              IDR  650,000 (private regular class)
              IDR 650,000 (cook and stay package)

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5. Canting Bali Cooking Class

Canting Bali Cooking Class

 The Canting Bali cooking class offers a traditional Balinese-style lecture with vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes in the bucket. They provide free shuttle services for the Ubud area and equip children with cooking lessons too.

Cost: IDR 350,000
Timings: 8.30 AM – 1.30 PM (morning session)
                    3:30 PM – 8.30 PM (afternoon session)
Duration: 5 hours

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6. Casa Luna Cooking School

Casa Luna Cooking School

Casa Luna Cooking School is one of the largest schools offering cooking classes in Ubud. Learn about different local produce and spices, culinary myths and cooking techniques related to Balinese and Indonesian cuisines. A unique part of the classes here is that the preparation of ceremonial dishes, which are a part of Balinese traditions, is also taught. Enjoy the in-house welcome drinks and tour. Credit yourself with a certificate after the completion of the course.

Cost: Starts from IDR 400,000
Duration: 3 to 5 hours (depending on the type of class)

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These cooking classes in Ubud are a great activity to learn about the culture of the locals and also a great activity to learn to build harmony and cooperation among the participants. It is vital that as tourism grows further on the backs of modern-day amenities and needs, the grounded traditions of ways of life of beautiful Bali are not lost.

This post was published by Shivanshi Tyagi

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