47. GEDEBYAH, Surakarta

Batik is a traditional Indonesian cloth dyeing technique. Typically with intricate patterns. We love the intricacy of the artwork and in this piece, the interplay of the colors.

Nasi liwet is a traditional Javanese way of cooking rice in coconut milk, chicken broth and spices, from Solo, Central Java, Indonesia. In Solo, nasi liwet is usually eaten for breakfast, but also a popular choice for lunch or supper. In Keprabon subdistrict, Surakarta, nasi liwet is only served for supper at the nighttime.

Nasi Liwet - Traditional Javanese rice cooked in coconut milk served with chicken curry, egg, tofu and tempeh.