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My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 19 April 2012 | Views [185] | Scholarship Entry

if you traveling to Southern Sumatra, Indonesia. you can find "pempek, tekwan, etc. but you know " Tempoyak or Bekasem". Tempoyak is durian fruit flesh the fermentation. Tempoyak taste is sour. but delicious if you good mixed with rice and traditional sauce in Indonesia. almost the same with "Tempoyak", " Bekasem" is fish fermented fish with onions and peppers. And Bekasem taste is sour like tempoyak. South Sumatra produce durians are abundant. because produce are abundant and sometimes durians wasted. People in South Sumatra make tempoyak, so result harvest durian can be used for longer. same with durian , people in Southern Sumatra make bekasem for utilize results catches fish can be used for longer. People in Southern Sumatra indeed famous like to utilize the results of their catch or result the harvest. you can find many traditional food in Southern Sumatra produced from materials that are easily found there such as durian and river fish. in addition there bekasam, pempek and other traditional food from fish is
fish crackers. if people tried a variety food traditional from Southern sumatra is sure to be hooked and want to try again. the taste food in Southern Sumatra is spicy and savory flavor . and this taste is favored by the people in Southern Sumatra. And if you like the taste like this obligatory visit to the southern Sumatra Indonesia. even eat pempek and tempoyak or bekasem in the morning is nothing new for people in southern Sumatra. although the spicy taste can make abdominal pain, for people in southern Sumatra was not a problem. because their stomachs already wonted.

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