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[ 2 Apr 2012 | 5 Comments ]
Martabak seller in Surabaya

Surabaya, like many other large urban areas on Java, is a haven for street food lovers. Although Indonesia’s second largest city is not (yet) big with international travellers, the locals are known to have a penchant for snacking, thus explaining the large number of roadside food sellers. Each evening, these vendors ply their trade along popular thoroughfares, selling food in makeshift tents or from the back of a goods van.

Watching our order of Martabak being prepared
One of the more common street foods that you will find in the city is …

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[ 10 Feb 2011 | One Comment ]
Kue Rangin seller, Surabaya

Kue Rangin Seller, Surabaya
This local snack is called Bandros in its native West Java, and Kue Pancong in Jakarta; but elsewhere on Java (notably the Eastern end of the island) it is known by the name Kue Rangin. We shall use the last name in this article, as the following photos were taken in Surabaya, East Java.
Kue is the Indonesian word for sweet snacks, and can refer to anything ranging from cookies to cakes. Kue Rangin in this case is made primarily of rice flour and coconut milk. Other ingredients …