When you go to a certain place or have a trip to a place, one of the most important thing that you need to do is trying the traditional culinary from that place. Have you ever visited East Java? Do you know that East Java has so many beautiful and amazing tourist attractions? Some of the popular tourist attractions are Jawa Timur Park 1, Eco Green Park, Jawa Timur Park 2, Batu Secret Zoo, Satwa Museum, Angkut Museum, Bagong Adventure Museum, and so many other amazing tourist attractions. Besides its beautiful tourist attractions, you should also know about the culinary in East Java. There are so many delicious foods and drinks that you really need to try.
Traditional Food in East Java
If you want to explore the culinary in East Java, you should try to eat rawon. Rawon is the traditional food from East Java which has the black beef soup. This is the most popular traditional food in East Java. If you want to eat rawon, you do not need to be worry because you can find it in the restaurants and the street stands. You can find rawon in Malang, Surabaya, and Probolinggo. The characteristic of rawon is the use of kluwek. Kluwek gives the black colour in rawon soup and gives the unique aroma. If you eat rawon, you can add some extra complements such as fried tempe, perkedel, and fried tahu.
If you are looking for the traditional unique food of East Java, you can try Rujak Cingur. Rujak is the traditional salad from Indonesia. Furthermore, cingur is the muzzle of cow. So, rujak cingur is the mixture of muzzle beef and salad. The ingredients of rujak cingur are tempe, tahu, long beans, yam, young mango, cucumber, lontong, pineapple, and bean sprouts. Then, the ingredients are mixed with the traditional sauce. Other variation of Rujak Cingur is Mantengan. This food is almost the same like Rujak Cingur but without fruits. The taste of Rujak Cingur is sweet, sour, and savory.
Traditional Drink from East Java
If you want to try culinary in East Java, you should try the traditional drink. One of the most popular drink from East Java is Legen. What is Legen? Legen is the sweet beverage from the flower of siwalan tree. The siwalan tree is like the local palm tree in East Java. The taste of Legen beverage is sweet and a little bit sour. The word “legen”, which means sweet really represents the sweet taste. You can find this beverage in Pati, Tuban, Rembang, and also Lamongan.
This is the other traditional beverage from East Java. Actually, the recipe of Wedang Angsle is found in Malang, East Java but you can also find it in other place. This beverage is usually served while it is hot or warm. This beverage is made from the coconut milk, pandan leaf, and vanilla extract.
When you visit East Java, you should try to explore the culinary in East Java. There are so many foods and beverages that you need to try.