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Local Heroes Series: Rangga Purbaya


Following the previous Local Heroes blog series, we want to continue highlighting the figures behind the Indonesian culinary scene, who play a significant role in nourishing Indonesia’s gastronomic world. For the sixth installment of our Local Heroes Series, we have Rangga Purbaya, the co-founder of Pondoh, a snake fruit (salak) fermentation and spirit company in Yogyakarta.

Rangga Purbaya believes that culinary industry is not only about eating and drinking, but it is also a representation of culture and change. “From the culinary world, we can explore and discuss broader contexts such as history, politics, art, and social dynamics that occur in society. I went through the small-scale fermentation and alcohol distillery industry, and have been working to survive in an ever changing situation,” he said.

Inspired by his social environment, he wants to explore the culinary industry pass the surface and what is common. Rangga noticed that there are various ways and perspectives to see the landscape of our culinary industry. His involvement in the culinary industry is a response to survival, and efforts to contribute to the people who loves his products.

Rangga also believes that the Indonesian culinary world is seen growing rapidly. “Mainly thanks to the support of policy makers who seek to improve the competitiveness and quality of the Indonesian culinary industry, as well as the emergence of individuals who encourage and seek the independence of the culinary industry on a small scale in various cities and villages,” said Rangga.

Culinary industry is intertwined with other industries, such as culture and art. “I work as an artist, photographer and independent researcher, which gives me many opportunities to meet, discuss, and learn various things about culinary culture in Indonesia. Opened my eyes and mind to the richness and diversity of the culinary archipelago,” said Rangga. He believes that his work allows him to offer a different perspective and to see certain issues in the culinary industry that is usually taboo, for example alcohol. “The alcohol industry is often seen negatively in a group of people, but is actually respected in the customs and culture of other communities,” he explained.

Rangga faces difficulties when dealing with community stigma that influences policy making in terms of legal licensing and support from the local government. “So, my business is difficult to develop,” continued Rangga.

As a final note, Rangga explained on how we can grow Indonesia’s culinary scene. He said that the progress of the Indonesian culinary industry at this time should be followed by an egalitarian spirit or equality in seeing the richness and diversity of Indonesian cuisine.

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Ubud Food Festival: These Local Businesses Are Still Open


In this challenging time, many local businesses are struggling to stay afloat. Ubud Food Festival has always been a platform for local businesses to promote their products, and we would like to continue that role during these trying times. The Festival online platforms is promoting local businesses in Bali that are still open and providing services, products or special deals, to encourage more people to support. Here are some places in Bali that are still open, ranging from food and beverages, ingredients, and other services

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

iniTempe BALI

Inspired by mother nature of Bali, iniTempe produces high quality non-GMO tempe and healthy snacks with natural and local ingredients, to suit domestic and international taste.

We believe eat plant based is healthy and easy. What a great way to enjoy it with iniTempe Bali. A gift from Indonesia to the world.

Open: 08.00 – 17.00 WITA

Special Offers: Free Delivery Bali Area (Term & Conditions are applied)

Contact: +62 81 239 352 948 / initempeid@gmail.com

Website: initempebali.co.id

Warung Laota

Warung Laota is a Hongkong Style Restaurant. We serve of Signature Hong Kong Porridge, Hongkong Style Food, Seafood Steam, and Dimsum with no pork or lard. Our food made with selected fresh and premium ingredients with no preservatives as we are committed to giving the best quality for our customers.

Open: 9.00 – 21.00 WITA

Special Offers: Happiness at your home package

Contact: +62811 3867997 / halo@warunglaota.id

Website: www.warunglaota.id

Bali Highlands Organik

Bali Highlands is a free range pig farm located in East Bali and creating high quality processed pork products.

Open: 10.00 – 16.00 WITA

Special Offers: Free pack of Pork Jerky (random flavor) for purchase above Rp 1.000.000,- in Bali.

Contact: hello@balihighlandsorganik.com

Website: balihighlandsorganik.com

We also welcome anyone who would like to promote their businesses in Bali to contact us at media@ubudfoodfestival.com. For updates, sign up to our enews and stay tuned to our InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.



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Ubud Food Festival: Old and New Local Businesses to Support


In this challenging time, many local businesses are struggling to stay afloat. Ubud Food Festival has always been a platform for local businesses to promote their products, and we would like to continue that role during these trying times. The Festival online platforms is promoting local businesses in Bali that are still open and providing services, products or special deals, to encourage more people to support. Here are some places in Bali that are still open, ranging from food and beverages, ingredients, and other services

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Indus Pizza Delivery

Due to Covid-19, currently Indus Restaurant opens for Pizza Delivery only featuring a fine range of wood-fired pizzas. Indus offers Italian-style pizza cooked to thin-crust perfection in their artisan wood-fired oven. Prices start at just Rp 50.000,- with the classic, Pizza Margherita.

Open: 12.00 – 21.00 WITA

Special Offers: Free delivery in Ubud. Last order 20.45 WITA.

Contact: +6281338239921

Website: https://www.instagram.com/indusrestaurant/

Casa Luna Restaurant

With its relaxed tropical atmosphere and Bali-chic mix of traditional furniture and fabrics, Casa Luna is an Ubud landmark that has been serving authentic Balinese food and modern, nourishing dishes to discerning guests for more than 25 years. 

Open: 08.00 – 20.00 WITA

Special Offers:

  1. Buy One Glass of Plaga Wine, Get 1 Free
    Every day, 19.00 – 21.00 WITA
  2. Tapas Tuesday – Get free tapas for every order or main course during lunch and dinner
  3. Donuts Sunday, Buy 3 Get 1 Free, every Sunday

Contact: 0361 977409 / manager@casalunabali.com / WA – +62 813-3823-9921

Website: https://casalunabali.com/casa-luna-bali/

Honeymoon Bakery

Our breads, cakes and pastries are made with love and dedication. They are made in the old-fashioned way, by our team of young Balinese women. Besides, there are no added preservatives or enhancers; pure, wholesome ingredients are the foundation of every bite. Free delivery within central Ubud is available.

Open: Shop at Casa Luna Ubud from 08.00 to 20.00 WITA or order by WA

Special Offers: Free Delivery within Ubud Central

Contact: dewi@janetdeneefe.com / +62 813-3823-9921

Website: https://honeymoonguesthouse.com/bakery/

Bitte Food Bali

Bitte Food provides ready-to-cook marinated chicken, using ingredients from Germany. It’s simple, nutritious, and very easy to cook. There’re 5 different seasonings inspired from food around the globe, giving you many options for food combinations: with salad or fries, or as kebab or steak, you name it! #LevelUpYourFood starting 22-jun!

Open: Online – Free to WhatsApp / DM Instagram anytime

Special Offers: Buy 1 – Rp 74.900,- / buy 2 – Rp 70.900,- / buy 3 – Rp 66.900,-

Contact: +6281218603662 / bitte.food.bali@gmail.com

Website: bittefood.com / @bitte_food_bali

Caramel Patisserie & Cafe 

A Haven for Pastry & Dessert Lover, Specialized in Cakes & Macarons. Focusing on Indonesia Best Ingredients with International Standard CarameL’s Macaron is a Must Try & Our Chocolate is Truly to Die For.

Open: 12.30 – 17.30 WITA

Special Offers: Birthday & Wedding Cake 

Contact: +62 81233688168

Website: caramel_ubud

We also welcome anyone who would like to promote their businesses in Bali to contact us at media@ubudfoodfestival.com. For updates, sign up to our enews and stay tuned to our InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.



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Local Heroes Series: Ayu Linggih


Following our previous Local Heroes blog series, we believe that it is essential to keep highlighting the figures behind the Indonesian culinary scene as they play a significant role in nourishing Indonesia’s gastronomic world. For the seventh installment of our Local Heroes series, we have Ayu Linggih, Founder of Rosalie Cheese in Bali and Jakarta.

Fermented food has always been Ayu Linggih’s passion and her background in food science led her to found Rosalie Cheese, a food tech company that produces artisanal food products through market-based innovation. “The idea started when I saw an increasing demand of natural cheese in Indonesia, but a limited supply of local products and highly priced import products. Furthermore, the number of small dairy farms in Indonesia is increasing, providing an abundant supply of milk with a competitive price,” explained Ayu.

When Ayu saw that her passion met with the market demand, she starts producing high quality cheese products that can both compete with international products and fit the local taste.

Ayu explained that Rosalie Cheese mainly produced natural Indonesian cheese from farm fresh ingredients without preservatives and food coloring. “Our aim is to create specialty cheese with a unique twist on local flavor, developed to suit the local and international taste,” continued Ayu.

High quality cheeses in Indonesia are mostly imported and usually are very expensive due to the high import tax and exchange rate. This is a challenge especially for hotels and restaurants, which solely relies on imported cheese. On the other hand, most locals can only afford the lower priced cheese, which is low grade processed cheese. With Rosalie Cheese, Ayu aims to solve those issues by producing local high-quality natural cheese with a medium price range, providing better value than the imported and local competitions’ products.

Growing up in an entrepreneurial family, Ayu’s parents always encouraged her and her brothers to try as many things as they can and not to fear failure. “The strong relationship and support from my family plays an important role on my journey as the founder of Rosalie Cheese,” she said.

Of course her innovative ideas also came with challenges. The biggest challenge that Ayu faced with Rosalie Cheese is the difficulty in attracting local customers due to different taste and preferences towards cheese. “We need to spend a lot of time and effort to iterate our products,” said Ayu. After a period of product developments and market testing, Rosalie Cheese started to attract domestic customers by adjusting their flavors and collaborating with chefs to show fun ways to eat their products, such as by creating a recipe using their cheese.

Ayu believes that every region in the world has their own unique characteristic in terms of dairy products. With Indonesia, the climate, variation of plant-life and soils will impact the flavor of the cheese produced. In her opinion, people will have the desire to try different origins of cheese – just like coffee. Ayu also sees that the food trends in Indonesia are definitely going towards healthier, sustainable packaging and responsible producer.

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