Written by Cisca Lim
Edited by Jiayi Ng
Everyone knows there’s good pork to be had in Bali – sow what?
Given that majority of Bali’s population hails from the Hindu community, the restriction to pork is not as strict as in other parts of Indonesia. And when you add local Balinese flavour to the succulent meat that so many love, you just can’t help but create a work of culinary art.
Case in point, Babi Guling – the most popular and mouth-watering suckling pork specialty in Bali. With numerous variations found in stalls all over the island, each Babi Guling has its own unique and authentic taste, some more popular than the others.
But we’re not interested in going where everyone’s going – true gluttons head where the best food can be found.
And you’re coming with us today! From the essential Babi Guling to adventurous hybrid dishes with Western and Asian influences, here are Bali’s best pork dishes that you’ll definitely want to pig out on:
1. The next “pig” superstar on the island – Babi Bagus, Denpasar