10 traditional foods from the city of Solo
10 traditional foods from the city of Solo is information that will be useful for you if you visit the city of Solo and want to taste the culinary specialties of this city
Solo or Surakarta has a lot of traditional foods inherited from their ancestors which are recorded in a book called Serat Centhini
This book contains food offerings and the habits of Javanese nobles when dining with their families
The characteristic taste of food from the city of Solo
The city of Solo is famous for the characteristic taste of its food
different from other regions that have a sweet taste, typical Solo food has a savory taste.
This is because the traditional food of this city has been acculturated with other cultures such as Chinese and Arabic.
The combination of cultural elements makes Solo’s food very rich in taste
which is due to the various spices
Food prices in Solo
the price of food in the city of solo also tends to be cheaper than in other areas
this is due to the position of the city of Solo which is right in the middle of the island of Java
So that the cost of transporting raw materials of food from other cities is cheaper
and there are also many farmers around the residency of Surakarta who send their products to the city of Solo
This also related to the simple culture of the solo city community
10 types of famous food originating from Solo
As I mentioned earlier solo has a lot of traditional food
and there are some that are famous throughout Indonesia
The following is a list of these foods:
1. Liwet rice
This food is very famous for its delicious taste
Nasi Liwet is a food consisting of savory rice, shredded chicken, boiled eggs, chicken offal, thick coconut milk, and of course chili sauce.
This food is made from goat meat and ribs in yellow sauce, the taste is very delicious
3. Gudeg Ceker
Not only is Yogyakarta famous for traditional food namely Gudeg, but Solo also has gudeg namely Gudeg Ceker.
This culinary start at 2 am and close around 6 am, you can buy it around Jalan Monginsidi, Surakarta.
That said, the stall selling this menu has been around since the 1960s and is always full of visitors.
4.Bakmi Ketoprak ( Ketoprak Noodles )
Bakmi Ketoprak has a unique name because Ketoprak itself is the name of the art from the city of Solo.
This typical Solo food is made with ingredients such as meat, noodles, vermicelli, and other vegetables.
This menu is suitable as a culinary alternative when visiting Solo.
5. Selat Solo
This food is like steak but with vegetables, eggs and the color of the soup is brown. this food is indeed inspired by steak.
In the past, the people of Solo modified steak to suit their tongue.
This food is the result of acculturation with Chinese culture
Tongseng is also made from goat meat but is different from Tengkleng because it only contains small slices of meat and the color of the soup is orange or yellow, it tastes very delicious
7. Tahu Acar ( Tofu Pickles )
This food is made from tofu and tempeh
with a sour-tasting sauce and usually eaten during the day
but this food is now a bit hard to find, not many people sell this food anymore
8. Timlo Solo
as the name implies, this food is a traditional food of the city of solo
this food is like soup with sliced meat and vegetables, the sauce is clear brown, and the taste is delicious
9. Sate Buntel
Of course, you are very familiar with this one food, namely satay, but what distinguishes it from other satays is that the meat is wrapped in goat fat.
That’s why it’s called Sate Buntel, which means wrapped
10. Sambal Tumpang
This food is made from tempeh and tofu, In the presentation, spinach and sprouts are added
it tastes so good if you are a vegetarian this food is perfect for you
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