Janet De Neefe – the director and founder of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Ubud restaurant proprietress extraordinaire and cookbook author is in Melbourne Australia, participating at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
Janet is making a brief appearance at the Wantilan Restaurant
in the Melbourne suburb of Hawthorn March 15-17, 2012, where she is preparing authentic Bali cuisine from her cookbook Bali – The Food of My Island
Determined to demonstrate the wide range of Indonesian culinary delights goes well beyond nasi goreng
, Janet will reacquaint old hands with the delights of Indonesian cookery and initiate newcomers in the s
food of the archipelago.
“I want to highlight the majesty of Indonesian food in all its glory. I will be featuring dishes from all over the archipelago, spotlighting elegant curries, golden seafood broths, wok-tossed greens, banana-leaf specials, sambals and an array of traditional and contemporary desserts”, said Janet DeNeefe.
DeNeefe is the founder and director of the International Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
which has been named by Harper’s Bazaar, UK
, as “one of the top six Festivals in the world”.
Having travelled to Bali first in 1974, Janet fell in love with the people, culture and most importantly the food. She began teaching Balinese cooking at the Council of Adult Education in Melbourne
in 1987 and later created the Casa Luna Restaurant and Cooking School
where guests are educated about Balinese food, cooking and culinary lore. Janet now teaches cooking all over Australia and has held classes in Hong Kong and Sri Lanka. Her school was named as “one of the top cooking schools in the world” by The Australian.
DeNeefe’s cookbook Bali – The Food of my Island Home
was released last year and explores the every- day lives, culture and the colorful cuisine of the beautiful island paradise.
Over the three nights, March 15-17, 2012, Janet DeNeefe will offer an incredible food journey and stories of Bali’s lush island, culture and the people.
Bali – The Food of my Island Home
Indonesian Cuisine Presented by Janet De Neefe
March 15 – 17, 2012
7:30 pm each evening
AU$75.00 for 9 dishes
571 Burwood Road
[Wantilan Bali Restaurant]
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