Party For One: A Self-Isolation Soundtrack

The joys of Friday happy hours and Sunday brunches seem to exist as mere memories. The buzz of beach clubs, whirring motorcycles, and other every day soundtracks are lost and replaced by the humdrum of social distancing. Whilst the world is sitting in collective – seismologically-recorded! – silence, we invite you fill in the void

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Home workout with Coach Vincent

Home Workout by Coach Vincent

Whilst gyms are closed, you’re stuck at home or you’re simply avoiding big crowds, keeping your regular exercise routine at home is hard – that’s why we’ve started this ‘Health & Wellness’ category as part of our ‘Home Life’ series. We know that being home all the time probably means overeating – we’re the same!

Music & Conflict: Songs That Helped Soldiers Through Hard Times

For some veterans of the Vietnam War, their memories aren’t exclusively of guns, powder and violence, but rather about songs and lyrics. The bloody conflict was notoriously divisive, but in turn sparked a new form of resistance: music. Pro-war hawks and pro-peace doves aside, there were songs that gave voice to an era that changed

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Pepes Ikan: Grilled Spiced Red Snapper in Banana Leaf

Welcome to ‘Cook & Mix’, a new column from NOW! Bali’s Home Life series. In this column we share cooking recipes to try and cocktail mixes to shake up! For our cooking recipes we will focus on Balinese and Indonesian dishes to try. This first recipe comes from Petty Elliott, an accomplished cookbook writer and now guest chef to many prestigious dining events around the world.

Chris Salans’ Truffle-Steamed Coral Trout

American born and French raised, Chris began his training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris before taking internships in France at Michelin Starred restaurants such as L’Oustau de Baumaniere and Lucas Carton. But it is in Mozaic that Chris developed and mastered his own style of cuisine – marrying the techniques of Western modern cooking

Petty Elliott’s Udang Woku Blanga

Born in Indonesia, Petty Elliott regards Britain as her ‘second home’, with Italy as another European country that she travels most often to. While Europe offers wonderful choices, traveling around Indonesia to discover the many hidden treasures in the category of Indonesian cuisine is her deepest passion. Raised in the North Sulawesi’s Manado, an area

Will Meyrick’s Lake Toba Snapper Ceviche

Will’s stellar career path has led him from London to Sydney and extensively through South East Asia, where he fell in love with the exotic spices, flavours and textures that make the cuisine and its culture so unique. Currently residing in Indonesia, he explores many of the local spices and cooking styles from across the

Cooking with Chef Mandif Warokka: Mie Cakalang

Mandif Warokka is an honoured Indonesian Chef praised for his European and Asian cuisines. He describes his achievement today as a result of having embarked on his “long-term vacation”. He jumped from one country to another “stealing” recipes and opening his mind of world-wide kitchens. His Ubud fine dining establishment, Blanco par Mandif, is his

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