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Romanticizing My Cooking

Bakso I have to admit that my love for cooking is growing. It's growing and I can't believe it myself. This feeling has been like this since probably two years ago. Before, cooking felt like a hard work that I had to fulfill. It still is, but the difference is I enjoy it now. So it does not feel like I am forcing myself.  Back then whenever I cooked, it's either wrong recipe or incorrect measurement. It never tasted right. So I gave up cooking just because I never found the right one. And then I started to feel that I wanna eat better. I don't want to just eat whatever, I want to know what goes into my body. If I prepare it myself, then I know it's good one.  I don't eat too much sugar, sometimes it is hard to buy one thing outside and has a lot of sugar in it. So cooking it myself will allow me to control the amount of sugar. So I found recipes and I tried to make them. As to my surprise, they taste right! Exactly how they should have tasted. That made me happy

Let's Spend 50K Rupiah in Sanur!

Accidentally normal moment

Let's imagine you're going to Sanur with me, and you have only 50K Rupiah to spend there. What would you do? Is 50K enough for that? 50K rupiah is about hmmm $3-$4 I guess.

Well... let's find out! 


Alright, since I drive my own scooter, so I need to spend 2K for parking fee at the beach. 2K is nothing. Then I'll leave my scooter and start to wander around the beach. 

Low-profile Sanur is actually a lovely place to spend some time in. It may not be something fancy or hype like beach clubs in Canggu area, but... at least you'll spend way less here lol. 

Alright, shall we start from the 5K lumpiyang for a simple breakfast? This is a real gem. It tastes better in the morning because it still piping hot! The sellers are everywhere. They usually start to sell around 7am. They come from many places, not only from Sanur. Some from Karangasem, some from Gianyar. Pretty far. Oh btw, there are also some sellers who come every afternoon so it's also still good in the afternoon. You just need to know which one is which.

The product and the seller

If you're still hungry with that small portion of morning snack, then let's get nasi jinggo for 5K! This one is rice with a mix of chicken shred (or squid or beef or pork, your choice), noodles, tempe tahu, egg, serundeng, sambal. It's actually anything they want to include in that small pack of rice. Don't imagine this as a very big portion of rice. No no, it will be very small but enough to help you survive the morning. How to eat this? Mix them all! 


Oh btw, they usually sell something small like snack-one-bite I'd say. Price? Only 1K. Of course, you won't be completely full, but it's enough to keep you away from getting hangry. [Important].

The mini sandwich is 5K with a real piece of chicken. Not a nugget or fake chicken.

Are you thirsty yet? Let's get some hot tea or coffee for 5K, or if you want a bottle of water then it will be the same price.


Alright... what do you want to do next? You're probably not feeling grumpy anymore since you have eaten. So what about... strolling the Sanur area by renting a bicycle for 15K? This is the price per hour. Well actually, you still can ask for a cheaper price if you rent for two or three hours. Usually 25K/two hours. Well... your call.


Or if you wanna chill in a swimming pool, sure you can pay for 15K to swim in a swimming pool. Should we just swim on the beach instead? Then it's free! Or maybe let's rent some kayak for 15K too!

 

Do we still have some money left? 

My possible stuff to do in the morning there would be buying lumpiyang, nasi jinggo, a cup of tea, renting a bike then relaxing, sitting by the beach. In that case, I would spend only 30K. Yea I am a lazy person who loves to enjoy her day sitting for hours by the beach and just... relaxing. Grounding.

What would be your choice?

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