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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...

Lumpia basah

Lumpia basah

Lumpia basah (wet spring roles) is delicious street food contains bean sprouts, bamboo shoots or bengkoang, eggs, diluted brown sugar, chicken or beef and mushrooms. It will be stir fried with sauted seasoning which is garlic and chilli that has been blended smoothly. There are two kinds of spring rolls, fried and wet. Wet spring rolls are white but ready to eat though withou...

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...

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/

Kerak Telur

Kerak Telur

Kerak telur is the original food of Jakarta (Betawi) , with the ingredients of white sticky rice, chicken eggs, dried shrimp with fried onions, then spiced into coconut roasted coconut, red chilli, kencur , Ginger, pepper granules, salt and granulated sugar. Kerak telur is present when Betawi-themed events. There is a unique way of making Kerak telur, usually done by a roving seller with tw...