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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...

Papua spear

Papua spear

One of the traditional weapons of the tribe that exist in Papua and West Papua is spear. This spear are made of natural materials such as wood and stone. Each tribe has a different spear shape, there is also variety of having 1 or two spear point. The spear in the picture is an example of spear used by Asmat tribe. Some of the tribes people now still lives the way they ancestors were ce...

Papua Dagger

Papua Dagger

  Dagger knives are generally made from metal strips but in Papua it is made from the bones of cassowary birds which are endemic to Papua. Cassowary cage bones are selected because they are easily shaped and sharpened but still have a strong structure. The handles of traditional Papuan weapons are usually adorned with cassowary feathers or natural fiber. image source: gpswisataindo...

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...