Me in this month's Bali Advertiser

Me in this month’s Bali Advertiser

It was great to talk with Renee Thorpe from the Bali Advertiser about healthy eating, Indonesian harmonies, and the upcoming Ubud Food Festival, where I will be a presenter.

An excerpt:

Arif’s Sundanese grandmother was a folk healer and medicine woman. She would treat his childhood cuts and injuries by applying poultices of rice and kencur, a root with proven healing properties. The forest and field were her medicine chest, and she knew how to properly prepare the raw ingredients. It would take a journey through culinary school and 5 star kitchens to bring Arif full circle and champion his nenek’s ancient knowledge from the standpoint of a top chef.

The full article.