North Sumatra is one of the province in Indonesia located in Sumatra Island. Medan is the capital city and the most famous city in North Sumatra. As the one of third biggest city in Indonesia, North Sumatra also known for their tourism. Beautiful tourist attraction from the famous Lake Toba (Danau Toba), eruption mountain of Sibayak, Orang Utan, culture, ethnic, nature and also not to forget is their food and Drinks. North Sumatra specially Medan is popular for their foodies and also known as the paradise for food traveling. There are many place to eat in Medan with different variety types of food and drink. All with their own traditional/ specialty recipe, dishes and drinks from different ethnic which live in Medan. In my previous articles, I had written about Indonesian types of drink,beverages and Deserts in general https://witaworld.wordpress.com/2016/09/08/30-types-of-indonesian-drinks-beverages-desserts/ and Traditional Medan foods https://witaworld.wordpress.com/2017/06/30/top-15s-traditional-karo-batak-cuisine-medan-indonesia/ So, in this articles i would like to highlight more about “Medan traditional drinks, beverages and juice”. Enjoy and don’t forget to try it if you visit the area.
Traveling or moving to new place can be very interesting, try new things and experience different things. But, sometime can also be worrying especially for those who are vegetarian. What kind of the food they serve there? Is there any vegetarian foods? What are the ingredients they use? Few question which maybe come out for vegetarian. I remember when my vegan friends told me sometime they have difficulty to find vegetarian food in some country. In Indonesia, I think there are many choices of food for vegetarian. So, nevertheless here the 15’s Types Indonesian Vegetarian Food.
Indonesia is tropical countries with two season, wet and dry. Dry season is means warm tropical temperature or Hot weather. Others is Wet season where rains falling through the day and night. However basically the weather in most part of Indonesia is warm except in the highlands or village. Thus, weather condition have influences to Indonesian foods, drinks and culture. One of the Indonesian culture in hot weather is to consume cold drinks, beverage, juice, deserts and ice cream. However, We also have hot drinks for cold or wet temperature. There are many type of Indonesia drinks such as tea or coffee, fruit juices, hot sweet beverages and a lot type of ice (Indonesia known as “Es”) which also usually classified as desserts. Deserts in Indonesia can be types of rujak (sweet or spicy fruit), Ice (es) such as Ice cendol, Ice Kelapa as well as sweet desert such as Bubur candil etc. So, here’s the 30 lists of Indonesian Drinks,Beverages and Desserts. Bon Apetite and Selamat Mencoba!!
Traveling or visiting a new place can be very exciting. However, there are few things that we need to research. As for me that will be what place i can visit, accommodation, transportation and next….well…. I guest what’s coming to our mind will be the food. What kind of food we can try or is that any unique local food that we can taste. Therefore, here some information about Indonesian food, but in here I will only specially highlight related to the Indonesian Rice Dish.
Rice for most of Asian people is very known as the basic food that most of us eat beside noodle and bread. Even for some people in western countries Rice is also very known well. Basically, Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice). It is the agricultural commodity with third highest worldwide production and consumed largely by the world’s human population. Rice can come in many type, shapes, colours and size. Rice also contain nutrition and calories which provides 20% of the world’s dietary energy supply. As basic human food, there is so many type of food which use rice as the main ingredients. Here some type of Indonesian Rice dish.
Indonesia is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising thousand of Island and have 34 province. Indonesia is called heterogeneous countries because each island and province/area in Indonesia have different ethnic, language and culture. This heterogeneous also can be seen from there is so many type of Indonesian foods. Each province/area from north to south, east to west have have different variety of foods.
Besides normal main course, Indonesia people also like to eat snack which in Indonesia often called as “gorengan” or kue. Gorengan is Indonesian fritter usually fried in ample of hot cooking oil. Kue in Indonesian language is used to refer to not only these kinds of traditional snack, but also all types of cake and some types of pastries. Kue are more often steamed than baked and normally have sweet taste, but some are savory. Kue are categorized under jajanan pasar (market buys) and gorengan classified as street foods. Here’s some type of traditional kue, gorengan and other Indonesian snacks:
1. Kue Lemper
Lemper is one of Indonesia traditional kue made of glutinous rice filled with chicken, fish or abon (meat floss) and wrapped inside a banana leaf. It is taste like you eating rice but in the small portion and have smell of banana leaf.
Rissole (prounanced ‘riss-ol-less) is Indonesia snack which made from batter in the same fashion as a flat pancake. Usually rissole filled with a mixture of minced meat, beans and carrots wrapped inside thin flour omelette and fried in ample of hot cooking oil. You can find this snack in all area in Indonesia.
Salah satu hobbies gue adalah food hunting. Sebisa mungkin gue selalu ingin coba menu, masakan atau restaurant terbaru. Tapi dikarekan budget dan waktu yang terbatas tentu saja hal ini ngak sepenuhnya bisa terjadi. Dari berbagai jenis makanan/masakan salah satu favorite gue adalah BBQ dan hot pot. Jadi, ini beberapa review tentang BBQ and Hot pot restaurant di Indonesia.