Posts Under Sumatra Cuisine Category

Wajik

Wajik

As written in the book of Nawa Ruci, wajik is one of the snacks of Majapahit kingdom era (1293-1500). Wajik is a traditional snack made from sticky rice which is then cooked with brown sugar until thickened and colored kecoklatan. The name wajik which means diamond (such as how it is called in a card game) is more famous in the area of Central Java. While in other islands it is often called...

Maena Dance

Maena Dance

Maena Dance is one of Nias, North Sumatra, traditional dances. It is a kind of folk dance performed in a group or massively. Maena dance is usually performed in various events, such as welcoming VIP guests, weddings, and other traditional ceremonies. Source of the pic: https://sisteminformasipulaunias.files.wordpress.com

Moyo Dance

Moyo Dance

Moyo Dance is one of Nias, North Sumatra, traditional dances. Because the movement looks like the flying Eagle, the dance is also called as Eagle Dance. The dance is usually performed by female dancers and performed in various events such as formal celebrations, welcoming VIP guests, weddings, and other traditional events. Source of the pic: youtube

Arsik fish dish

Arsik fish dish

Arsik fish is a traditional dish from North Sumatra. The basic ingredient of the dish is carp fish. The dish is often served in a certain celebration, thus there is an etiquette in serving the dish. What makes the dish unique is the use of spices which only can be found in north Sumatra, namely Andaliman and Cikala tamarind.  Source of the pic: http://www.resepnasional.c...

Roti Jala

Roti Jala

Roti Jala or Roti Kirai is one of the traditional cakes from Riau which is often sold in Ramadhan month. The cake originally comes from India or Middle East which is then adopted by Indonesia. The ingredients required to make the cake are the mixture of flour and egg and cooked by scrambling it. The cake is then served with curry or Malayan traditional gravy.