Category: Kitchen Stage

Where the magic happens, the Kitchen Stage is your chance to learn from Michelin-starred chefs and Indonesia’s best.

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Kitchen Stage: Korea’s Doyen of Desserts

26 Apr 2019 09:30

First to take the Kitchen Stage is Korea’s Doyen of Desserts, Chef Justin Lee. At his JL Dessert Bar in Seoul he celebrates local seasonal produce, so in Bali he’ll …

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Kitchen Stage: Modernizing Sambal

26 Apr 2019 11:00

Culinary teacher and self-taught chef Petty Elliott has pioneered a contemporary approach to Indonesian cuisine. Taking classic Indonesian ingredients such as kecap manis and kemangi, and spicing it up with …

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Kitchen Stage: The Art of Kinilaw

26 Apr 2019 12:30

You’ve probably sampled ceviche, and perhaps Indonesia’s equivalent gohu ikan too (if not don’t miss Chef Marinka’s demo tomorrow). But have you tried kinilaw, raw fresh fish cured in citrus …

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Kitchen Stage: Shroom Kut Teh

26 Apr 2019 14:00

The beautiful mushroom farms of Taichung Xinshe in Taiwan blending with his heritage inspired Chef Jimmy Lim’s mushroom and abalone version of Singapore’s famous bak kut teh. In his words: …

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Kitchen Stage: Michelin-starred Thai Curry

26 Apr 2019 15:30

Could this be the Festival’s most fragrant Kitchen Stage session? At Bangkok’s Michelin-starred Le Du, Chef Ton creates progressive Thai dishes rooted in tradition, earning him #14 on Asia’s 50 …

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Kitchen Stage: Sambal Smackdown

26 Apr 2019 17:00

It wouldn’t be the UFF without the annual Sambal Smackdown! Chefs from Ubud’s top restaurants and hotels battle it out for sambal supremacy, but this year there’s a twist as …

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Kitchen Stage: The Poster Girl of Peranakan Cuisine

27 Apr 2019 09:30

Chef Debbie Teoh is the poster girl of Peranakan cuisine. A true Nyonya – her father is a Baba from Malacca and her mother a Nyonya from Penang – she …

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Kitchen Stage: Riso Superfino

27 Apr 2019 11:00

Luca Fantin was named Best Italian Chef in the World by Identità Golose magazine in 2017, so Italian food lovers will sample something molto speciale when he shares his risotto …

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Kitchen Stage: Food from the Gods

27 Apr 2019 12:30

‘Dewakan’ is a combination of Dewa (gods) and makan (eat). At Dewakan in Kuala Lumpur, Darren Teoh creates modern Malaysian cuisine sourced from its seas, farms, mountains and jungles. Using …

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Kitchen Stage: Cigar Cohiba – Tonka & Vanilla

27 Apr 2019 14:00

With a current unparalleled 35 Michelin stars awarded to its restaurants across the world, the L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon group is fine dining royalty. Fancy trying one of its desserts? …

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Kitchen Stage: Bosslady of Bossam

27 Apr 2019 15:30

Sharing is a common theme underlying all Korean food, and bossam embodies this convivial sentiment – everyone sharing from the same plate yet creating something of their own. Chef, author …

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Kitchen Stage: Bali’s Culinary Star

27 Apr 2019 17:00

Named Chef of the Year at Bali’s Best Eats 2018, Wayan Kresna Yasa is one of the island’s brightest culinary stars. For those who adore seafood plush with zingy, piquant …

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Kitchen Stage: Spanish Sunchokes

28 Apr 2019 09:30

We’re sure you’ve heard of artichokes, but what about sunchokes? With his contemporary approach to Spanish and Catalan flavors at Singapore’s Esquina, Carlos Montobbio transports diners to the vibrant heart …

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Kitchen Stage: From Italy to Bali in One Bite

28 Apr 2019 11:00

Learn how to make fresh pasta just like an Italian nonna with Jakarta-born, Italy-based chef and food writer Theodora Hurustiati. With her Shrimp Ravioli on Coconut Herb Sauce, she’ll combine …

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Kitchen Stage: Gohu Ikan – Indonesia’s Ceviche

28 Apr 2019 12:30

It seems in the cuisines of almost all seafaring nations there is at least one raw fish dish (did you try Jordy Navarra’s kinilaw yesterday?). A familiar face on Asian …

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Kitchen Stage: Stick to Your Roots

28 Apr 2019 14:00

Deepanker Khosla was named Elite Magazine’s Most Innovative Young Chef 2018, but that doesn’t mean he’s forgotten his origins. Celebrating the importance of cooking humbly and inspired by the earth …

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Kitchen Stage: Oz’s King of Ice Cream

28 Apr 2019 15:30

Ben Ungermann was Masterchef Australia 2017 Runner-Up, and during the competition discovered a love and talent for desserts. He now runs Ungermann Brothers ice cream parlor, a bona fide dessert …

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Kitchen Stage: Zero Waste Challenge

28 Apr 2019 17:00

After three days of cooking demos at the Kitchen Stage and Teater Kuliner there are bound to be a few ingredients left. In line with our mission to minimize waste, …

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