Bali’s Gelato Secrets Introduces Jamu Sorbettos

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The health benefits of Indonesia’s traditional medicinal drinks, jamu, are being given a delicious new form by Gelato Secrets, Bali’s premier all-natural Italian gelateria chain. Three recipes based in hand-ground local herbs and spices have been adapted into sorbettos, including turmeric-based jamu kunyit asam for detoxification, ginger-based wedang jahe for aiding digestion and cold and flu symptoms, and mixed-spice jamu beras kencur for bolstering the immune system and soothing physical fatigue. Gelateria as pharmacy—now that’s a cool combination. —Gabrielle Lipton

This article originally appeared in the June/July print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“Get the Scoop”).

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