Posts Under Traditional Cuisine Category

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...

Apem

Apem

Apem, also known as Appam in Indian origin, is a traditional snack made from rice flour overnight by mixing eggs, coconut milk, sugar and tape and a little salt and then burned or steamed. Shaped like a pancake but thicker. This food is then known by the community as a cake apem, which is derived from the adaptation of Arabic language “affan” meaningful forgiveness. The goal is that ...

Lontong

Lontong

Lontong is an Indonesian food that flourishes in Java society. It is made from rice wrapped in banana leaf and steamed over boiling water for several hours and if the water is running low poured water again so repeated several times. Lontong is generally served with satay, rujak, or curry.  Lontong widely found in various regions in Indonesia as an alternative food substitute for rice. sour...

Lemper

Lemper

Lemper is made from sticky rice which usually contains abon or chopped chicken meat, and wrapped in banana leaves. Making lemper prepare minced chicken meat and menanak sticky rice like rice (can be added with coconut milk). Next, the chopped chicken is wrapped in sticky rice, then the sticky rice is wrapped again with a banana leaf in a large elongated shape. Source of the pict:https://id.wikip...

Ongol-Ongol

Ongol-Ongol

Ongol-Ongol is one of the traditional snacks in West Java, Indonesia. The ingredients consist of dried palm sago flour (main ingredients), water, Java sugar, pandan leaves, coconut and salt. It has a very soft and supple texture. Source of the pict:http://www.tosupedia.com/