Friday, 8 April 2016

Ayam Tangkap (Catch Chicken), Fried Chicken Behind Leaves

If you visit to the region of Banda Aceh and Aceh Besar, one of the typical culinary that can be found is Ayam Tangkap, fried chicken behind foliages. Some may be curious to hear this one menu, it name is unique for dishes. It has been duly processed chicken were catch before then eaten. Apart of the origin of its name, the menus can be found easily in around Banda Aceh and Aceh Besar, almost all the Acehness food stalls provides the menu on it.

Ayam Tangkap is a culinary-based chicken’s meat cut into small pieces, usually the chicken used is fryer. Then the chicken is marinated in special herbs after it was fried and served with green chilli, pandan leaves and bay leaves that surrounding by people known as teumurui leaves.

Ayam Tangkap  start popular since the tsunami happened in Aceh on December 26, 2004. After the incident, some Acehness food stalls popped out which makes Ayam tangkap as the main menu, such as Ayam Tangkap Cut Dek and Ayam Tangkap Blang Bintang. For anyone who has visited Banda Aceh and surrounding areas, don’t missed Ayam Tangkap culinary which savory and crunchy also delicious guaranteed...

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Friday, 1 April 2016

Keumamah, Fish Timber by Acehness

One of the Acehness foods that can be enjoyed in Aceh is fish timber or by the local community known as keumamah. Keumamah also can be used as gifts for family when return from Tanah Rencong. Keumamah that already served can be found in a Acehness food stalls, while that on packed series it sold in the public market. In Aceh, Keumamah also often found in society events such as weddings and Maulid.

Keumamah is one of Aceh main course that made for patriots of the past when a guerrilla againt the invaders. It made from dried and naturally preserved tuna, it easier to carry and served as well as durable also. Glance, it looks brown or blackish with a hard texture such as wood. It had several processes how to make it such as the drying and curing.

If you claim yourself as culinaries hunter, you must try this  main course actually. Keumamah served with special spices of Aceh, coupled with a plate of warm rice. It was guaranteed great...

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