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Ape

Ape

Ape cake or surabi Jakarta is a typical snack from Jakarta. The shape resembles a pancake. This cake is made from wheat flour mixed with milk. First the cake is only green, the natural color of suji leaves but now a variety of colors and sprinkles on top (cheese or meses).

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 ...

Jaipong Dance

Jaipong Dance

  Jaipong Dance is a traditional dance from West Java. The cheerful, energic, and humoristic movements of the dance make the dance famous and unique.  There four movements in the dance, those are opening, pencungan, ngala, and, mincit. In the opening, the dancers, who are mostly women, walk around by playing the stole on their shoulders. In the pencungan, ...

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...