Expert Chef Mukesh Kumar from India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) is currently in Bali preparing tempting and delicious dishes from different regions of India, in a week-long Indian Food Festival at the Sarong Group of Restaurants in Seminyak, Bali.
The Indian Food Festival has drawn great interest and a large number of global travellers to the Sarong Restaurant, which is hosting the Food Fest from 2 till 8 of March 2015.
At an event held on 4 March 2015, select dignitaries from the regional Government of Denpasar City, members of diplomatic corps, foreign chef, prominent members of the Indian community in Bali, celebrities as well as members of the local media attended a well laid out and elaborate feast presented by Chef Mukesh Kumar and the culinary team of Sarong, led by Chef Will Meyrick. The guests were treated to a sumptuous dinner and were greatly impressed by the wide selection and highly delectable north Indian cuisine, including dessert.
|Speaking on the occasion, Consul General of India, A.S. Takhi stated that Indian food, over the decades, has travelled far and wide and is available at most international destinations, including in Bali, Indonesia. Indian cuisine is favourite among global travellers and rising number of Indian restaurants and local hotels and other eateries offering Indian dishes is a testimony to this. Indian cusines is most popular due to its flavour, spices and authenticity, wide range of choices, simplicity, and distinguishable difference between vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Indian food and ingredients have made inroads at every level on the larger gastronomical map. Indian spice markets offering saffron, cardamom, cloves and mustard have also made a big splash in the global market.|
A prominent visiting Japanese vegetarian chef stated that the Japanese vegetarian dishes owe their origin to Indian cuisine. She evinced keen interest in the vegetarian dishes and highly appreciated their aromatic flavours tempting for the taste buds.
The Indian Food Festival at the Sarong Restaurant will continue till 8 March 2015 and offers wide range of north Indian regional cuisine.
The food promotion in Bali will continue at Meliã Bali Hotel in Nusa Dua from 9 March till 15 March 2015.