How to Make Apem, One of Indonesia Most Famous Traditional Snacks

Apem, a simple cake that is closely attached to culinary traditions in Java. This rice flour cake is often part of a snack box Jakarta and is a must-eat meal during celebrations. For example, Eid al-Fitr or the birth of a baby. The reason is, the apem cake does have a philosophical meaning for the […]

The Beginning of Putu Cake and Why its Vendor Calling Customers is Like a Sorrowful Crying Voice

The way the Putu cake seller calls out to customers is very unique, which is like a high-pitched whistle as if the sound of a sad cry. Why is that?  If the meatball seller used to give a sign with the clink of the bowl against the spoon, the dumpler with the bamboo gong, how […]