Bakso, or ‘meatballs’ serves as almost a staple for many Indonesians. Bakso is are usually served in a bowl, like soup, with noodles, beancurds (tofu), egg and siomay. Extremely popular, bakso is a cheap, and can be eaten as a snack or main dish.
The Balinese Mangku are some of Bali’s more intriguing and mysterious characters. What might be the equivalent to a buddhist monk or christian priest, the Mangku are the keepers of information, the link between man and spirit, and the guardian of ancient balinese hindu tradition.