LOCAL FOOD FINDER: “ENJOY THE GOAT SATAY”

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Enjoying culinary offerings, especially local food finder in Indonesia is indeed very challenging, how can it not be said to be challenging, because all dishes can be selected and presented in accordance with our desires and desires to enjoy food, even from the tip of Aceh to Merauke, we can choose all the offerings. But because of limited time and idea, we cannot discuss one on one, but we will choose the culinary menu that we normally enjoy and around us.

LOCAL FOOD FINDER: “ENJOY THE GOAT SATAY”
“Goat Satay”

With the many culinary menus, we have to choose the culinary that we want to enjoy. And one of the culinary offerings that we will discuss this time is an authentic culinary menu from Indonesia, namely “Goat Satay”. This menu is very well-known, because we can find everything from street vendors, street vendors, simple restaurants, to five-star hotel restaurants.

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Speaking of culinary, it is very interesting, both concerning menus, delights, and even culinary experiences. One of the culinary offerings of the archipelago is indeed in great demand by culinary lovers, especially if it is served warmed after being carried off, coupled with aroma, meat and burning fat. The aroma is very tempting.

Who is not familiar with satay? Satay in the presentation is food made from meat cut into small pieces, then stabbed with sticks made of coconut leaves, and baked with wood charcoal coals. Delightful presentation, indeed makes us interesting and inspiring to taste, this is due to the distinctive smell of roasted meat, coupled with complementary spices when enjoyed.

As a chart of Indonesian cuisine that is in great demand, “goat satay”, it is indeed satay food made from mutton, which is also served the same as other satay, which is stabbed and has been given spices and various kitchen spices, which are then burned or baked. Usually, in serving, it is served with raw cabbage, tomatoes, and thinly sliced red onions.

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“Goat Satay”

As we all know, satay especially goat satay have become an icon in culinary in Indonesia. Its presence has spread throughout Indonesia and is considered as one of the national cuisines in Indonesia. But with its viral presence in Indonesia, it turns out that satay is also famous in the Netherlands, and its taste and aroma is also influenced by Indonesian cuisine which was once a colony from the Netherlands.

This goat satay is more delicious with a delicious sauce, usually in the form of peanut sauce, plus a sprinkling of soy sauce. And the pleasure increases again with the pickles from sliced shallots, cucumbers, and cayenne pepper. In Indonesia, enjoying goat satay can be done with warm rice or “lontong” (lontong, which is a substitute for rice boiling in banana leaves, with green on the outside, and white on the inside).

This satay turned out to be worldwide, this can be seen from the readers poll conducted by CNN Go in 2011, it turns out that satay ranks 14th in World’s 50 Most delicious foods.

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As a culinary dish that has been known in Indonesia and even in the world, it should also be noted that satay in Indonesia was created by street food vendors. This is based on the fact that at the beginning of the 19th century many immigrants from Arabic and immigrants from Tamil and Gujarat Muslims from India to Indonesia and used goat and lamb meat as sate material favored by citizens of Arab descent. Moreover, coupled with the Muslim tradition in Indonesia, where there is an Eid al-Adha which is a special day, on this feast the sacrificial meat, which is mutton, lamb or beef is very abundant and distributed to people who do not have and poor people and they then they celebrate by grilling these satays mutton, lamb or beef together.

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“Goat Satay”

As a culinary dish that has become a distinctive culinary feature of the archipelago, this satay dish then spread to all islands in Indonesia, which ultimately produced various kinds of satay. By taking information from Wikipedia about the development of satay (https://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sate), at the end of the 19th century, satay had surpassed this Indonesian archipelago and crossed into the Malacca Strait to Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, which brought by migrants from Java and Madura who trade satay in these countries. In fact, the Dutch also brought this type of satay dish and various other dishes to the Netherlands. Even satay dishes are also served in the Rijsttafel dish in the Netherlands (Rijsttafel in Dutch, which means the way food is served sequentially with a choice of dishes from various regions of the archipelago, basically the concept of serving a complete meal accorded to the official European banquet).

Local Food Pantry Finder of Goat Satay

Speaking of culinary “goat satay”, so did I enjoy this delicious culinary treat, while on my way, I stopped at a goat-based restaurant in the Gunung Anyar area, Surabaya. The place is cozy, it feels like a depot or place to eat can be an option to find lunch. With a quiet and comfortable location, it certainly can be used as a meeting place for culinary lovers.

Local Food Pantry Finder of Goat Satay
A goat-based restaurant

This restaurant seems like a new dining area, which provides seating outside and inside, with a relaxed place provided for buyers of goat satay here. And we choose a seat that is in the (non-smoking area), while waiting for the food ordered, we can chat casually. As usual, the menu we chose were 10 skewers of lamb satay, goat curry, and warm tea. 

Local Food Pantry Finder of Goat Satay
A goat-based restaurant

Speaking of satay as an Indonesian culinary icon, it is not wrong for satay, especially goat satay to be an important dish in a variety of Indonesian cuisines, ranging from sidewalk carts to luxury restaurants in star hotels, even at every important event, satay also serves as a dish culinary. 

That’s it, a little review of goat satay, hopefully, it can provide information about typical culinary offerings in Indonesia.

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