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Kebo-keboan ritual in Banyuwangi

Kebo-keboan ritual in Banyuwangi

Kebo-keboan (derived from ‘Kerbau’ which means buffalo) is a traditional ritual held on 10 Suro (a month of Javanese Calendar) or 10 Muharram (a month of Islamic Calendar) in Alasmalang village, Singorujuh, Banyuwangi. This ritual is related to rice planting ceremony.  In this ceremony, some men dressed up and acted as buffalo. They wallowed and acted as if they were plowing...

Getuk

Getuk

Getuk is snack made from cassava. Getuk is an easy food to be found in Central Java and East Java. Making of Getuk starting from cassava in peel then steam or boiling, after cooked then crushed or mashed by milled then sweetened sugar and food coloring. For the occasion is usually sprinkled with grated coconut fruit. Source of the picture:https://id.wikipedia.org/

Semanggi

Semanggi

Semanggi is a traditional cuisine of Surabaya. It consists of two kinds of vegetable, semanggi leaves and steamed sprout, served with mixed petis (fresh shrimp that is pounded, boiled in rice straw water and  seasoned) and special seasoning which is mixed sweet potatoes, peanuts and brown sugar, completed with kerupuk puli. The seller is easily recognized because they wear a jarit (long batik sc...

Nasi Krawu

Nasi Krawu

Nasi Krawu is one of traditional cuisines from Gresik, East Java. Generally, it consists of rice combined with shredded beef, added by yellow poya which is sweet or red poya which is spicy and mangut. Mangut is made of shredded coconut mixed with kluwuk. Sometimes, the food is complemented with sambal petis. In some stalls or small shops selling the dish, Nasi Krawu is served with curd made of br...

Kupang

Kupang

Kupang is a traditional cuisine of Pasuruan, East Java. The main ingredient of the cuisine is scallop cooked with garlic. Mostly served with petis kupang, lime, lontong, and slices of lento (a kind of snack made of cassava), and sate kerang. Kupang is frequently served with Es Degan Hijau because the beverage can minimize scallop allergy. The cuisine can be found in the street of Ir. Juanda and K...