“Pindang tetel is made of ‘pindang’ fish, right?” Indeed, this question often arises when we mention ‘pindang tetel’. In Indonesia, ‘pindang’ is commonly used to refer to a cooking method where fish is salted and seasoned, then smoked or boiled until dry for preservation. However, the answer to the question above is: no. Although the…
The mixture of Javanese, Arabic and Chinese cultures made Pekalongan a ‘rich’ coastal city; not only in terms of its cultural and coastal batik patterns–but also in its culinary traditions that are rich in flavor. Pekalongan cuisine is not limited to soto tauto and sego megono, although both are among the most popular. The following…
“Let’s have some coffee.” Today, the phrase refers not only to the experience of drinking coffee, but also applies to the act of meeting friends, catching up while snacking, working outside the office, or even just relaxing and enjoying the surrounding atmosphere. For coffee (and coffee shop) lovers, here are some coffee spots in Pekalongan…
Some foods are famous for their exceptional taste. Other snacks are popular because of their unique shape. There is also a type of food that became famous because of the legend behind it. The legend behind this unusual-sized serabi (traditional rice pancake) reminds us of honesty.   Kali Beluk certainly sounds unusual for a name…