Indonesian Health Tonic (Jamu)

If you've been to Bali lately you would definitely be familiar with Jamu, a turmeric based health drink that is as fashionable as it is healthy and delicious!  You can drink it cold over ice for a refreshing drink or warmed as a tea. 

Handmade with love, this Indonesian health tonic is actually a traditional medicine. In Bali (and actually throughout Indonesia) you can see street hawkers carrying trays of Jamu in small vials and handing them out to villagers as their daily health tonic. They say it wards off illness and keeps the village healthy (and there might be some truth to that!).  Each region has a slightly different flavour, they use different spices and herbs. This Jamu is the original Balinese-style recipe made from fresh turmeric, honey, lime and black pepper. It's absolutely delicious and so, so good for you!!! So instead of jumping on a plane to taste it, let us make it for you!!

Ingredients: Tumeric, ginger, pepper, honey, lime

About your cook, Michelle (Fairlight)

I'm a passionate home cook, recruitment manager and new mum who also has a side business 'Forage Sydney' hosting rogue dinner party dining experiences.
In my mind there's nothing better than using seasonal, organic or free range ingredients to create delicious and nutritious food; this is what I strive to do both at home and for others. My food style is mixed, having travelled to many countries and sampling lots of interesting food, I tend to take inspiration from these experiences as a whole rather than pinpoint a specific cuisine, as long as it's tasty and makes you feel good!

 

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Portion Sizing Information

 

As a guide:

Protein per serve = 150 - 200g 
Total Weight per serve = 300 - 400g
Anything less than these weights are tagged as "LIGHT MEALS"

To help you decide on portion sizing:

 1 Adult 1 Serving
2 Adults 2 Servings
2 Adults & 2 Children under 10  3 Servings
2 Adults, 1 Child under 10 and 1 Older Child 3 Servings