Posts Under Traditional Cuisine Category

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...

Mie Titi

Mie Titi

  A kind noodle dish using dry noodles (deep fried) with thick sauce and also sliced chicken, mushrooms, shrimp, squid, and liver. The dish is  similar to i fu mie only the noodles are thinner and broken into individual layers instead of fused into a circle like in I fu mie. Initially the name of food is not titi noodle. The name comes from the nickname of the owner of dry noodle ...

Saraba

Saraba

This drink is commonly found in South Sulawesi, especially along the road in the city of Makasar or in Losari coast. Saraba is made from milk, eggs, ginger, coconut milk and smoothly crushed brown sugar. Saraba is often served on a friendly chat amongst Makasar people at night. Not only known as a hot comfort drink, but saraba is also believed to generate stamina for men, give energy to let...

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...

Lawa

Lawa

Lawah mentimun Lawa or lawah  is a typical appetizer made from some basic ingredients of refreshing vegetables such as cucumber or seaweed. The main ingredients are mixed and spiced with roasted coconut and giant prawns (udang galah) which commonly found in North Kalimantan. People also usually replace shrimp with other marine products such as shellfish. In other areas the cucumbe...