Living in Yogyakarta

Local Culinary

Like any other Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia is famous for the spices in their food and even drinks. Just like in many other cities in Indonesia, Yogyakarta is also famous for the spices in their food. You might also think the food in Java especially Yogyakarta tend to be sweet and savory. The traditional food from Yogyakarta is gudeg, a traditional Javanese dish made of young jackfruit, cooked with palm sugar and seasoning until it turns dark brown. For the drink, you might want to try wedang ronde, a glutinous rice cake served inside warm ginger ale which is best served on rainy days.