Monday, April 9, 2012

Basa Genap, Seasoning of Bali

Cuisine of Bali known to be very spicy, and can make abdominal pain for people who are not accustomed to eating. That's because the Balinese cuisine uses many spices. Almost all spices are used in making the seasoning.

Spices used in seasoning the bali is the onion, garlic, chilli, turmeric, ginger, galangal, peppercorns, cloves, fanili, salt, kencur, and others. All mixed into one. Becomes for a spice in cooking, Balinese people call it Basa Genap.

Basa Genap means complete seasoning. Complete in the sense that all the spices that are mixed into one.

Almost all types of cuisine in Bali using Basa Genap. According to Balinese if cooking does not use Basa Genap it will not taste delicious cuisine. Probably more because of the tongue habit of those who have previously felt with Basa Genap cuisine.