•Forty Delicious Years is an enjoyable, nostalgic return journey for the many travelers over the years who have spent time in Bali and in particular in the iconic art colony of Ubud
•Celebrates the fortieth anniversary of Bali's iconic 'must visit' restaurant, Mumi's Warung
Forty Delicious Years is the story of Bali's most enduring culinary landmark: Murni's Warung in Ubud. By extension, the book evokes a nostalgic view of Ubad as central Bali's seminal art colony. a magnet for globetrotters, artists and jet-setters since the early 20th century. Narrated by some of the Warung's most intriguing patrons, many eminent and all fascinating, with a Preface by Murni herself, the book tells the story of how a humble roadside stall became an institution - in fact, a 'must visit' - on a magical tropical island.
This easy-to-read and immensely enjoyable collection of vignettes has been published to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Murni's Warung.
About Ibu Murni
40 Main Courses
(Publisher's NB: these are reminiscences, NOT recipes)
Jonathan Copeland, former London lawyer, is an audacious author (Orchid Press - Secrets of Bali among several other titles) and a professional photographer now based in Bali and Bangkok. Dr. Rob Goodfellow is an author, writer, researcher and well-known consultant on risk management and cross-cultural transactions, based in Australia. Peter O'Neill, OAM, is an Australian-based arts administrator with over forty years' experience in the development, management and leadership of art museums and representative organizations within the arts and cultural sector.