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Local Cuisine

  • Gatot


    A. Overview People have known Gunungkidul as a barren and infertile land. However, only few people know that despite its barrenness, this regency located south of Yogyakarta is rich with its culinary tourism. One of the culinary features is gatot. Javanese people usually call it gathot. This special food of Gunungkidul can be ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Culinary hunting in Yogyakarta is never ending. Day by day their number is increasing. New kinds of culinary come just at anytime. Among the new ones is the rabbit satay at Kaliurang. Rabbit satay is found almost everywhere outside Yogyakarta, but the one at Kaliurang differs from the rest. Moreover, enjoying it in the cold ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Cassava is the alternative food for some Indonesian while waiting for their rice to yield. But for the people of Gunungkidul, cassava has been their staple food since long time ago. Through processing, they make tiwul out of cassava as a food in place of rice. Tiwul has a similar taste to rice but the texture is finer than ... detail... »

  • Growol


    A. Overview Have you ever heard of the word ‘growol’?  No? Well, growol is a sort of food that seems to be consumed only by remote villagers. Such a food may be found in Kulon Progo Regency. The food that nearly resembles rice is actually made of cassava which turns out to be favored not only by the have-nots, but also by ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Like the other regencies in the Special Province of Yogyakarta (DIY), Kulon Progo Regency has some special food and one of them is tempe benguk. Despite being plenty in Central Java and East Java, this food is more popularly known as originating from Kulon Progo. It has even been the specialty of the area. Tempe is the ... detail... »

  • Kipo


    A. Overview You may wonder what Kipo means in the first place. And when you get to know that it is a name of food you may think that it has something to do with Bakpao (Buns) and originates from China. The name Kipo does sound like Bakpao. But the truth is, they are totally different in shape, taste and origin. Kipo is a local snack ... detail... »

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    A. Overview Sego Abang literally means red rice. Such kind of rice is an agricultural product of rain-fed rice field. In Gunungkidul, a rocky area with little rainfall, only rain-fed rice plant can grow. Some kinds of rain-fed rice plant produce red rice that has a unique taste, is not mushy and savors piquant. Nowadays red rice is ... detail... »

  • Soto Kudus

    Soto Kudus

    A. Brief Information Wet season, cold weather, and influenza are some of many things that cause the body condition drops. When you are in such conditions, you need to comfort your body with hot and gravy food such as soto. Soto is a popular menu among Indonesian. No question why you can find soto in almost every corner in Indonesia. ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information What do you think the similarity of Getuk Magelang and Senerek Soup? If you have ever been in Magelang, you will know that both are Magelang cuisines. However, there is a basic thing that distinct one from another. Getuk Magelang is made from cassava using the traditional recipe from Indonesia, while Senerek Soup ... detail... »

  •   A. Brief Information Lendir can be translated loosely into glutinous and mucous liquid. For the Indonesian people, “lendir,” is often associated with disgusting matter, and it will be worse if lendir is found on food. How does it look? Have you ever found such a food in your place before? Only in Riau Islands Province can ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information ”Tarik” is an Indonesian word that can be translated loosely into “pull.” People arch their eyebrow when they hear the phrase “Tarik Coffee” as well as “Tarik Tea,” thus they very often ask how one pulls the coffee or tea. And if you know that either coffee or tea cannot be pulled, so you will ... detail... »

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