Best food to eat and gift from Yogyakarta are usually Bakpia and Yangko. People always know that if you visit Jogja, you must try.
Who doesn’t know bakpia? This snack is already attached and is identical with Jogja. Bakpia is a cake made from a mixture of wheat flour containing green beans and cooked by baking.
Bakpia is also closely related to Chinese culture. In the past, bakpia was filled with pork, but due to the influence of Islam on Java, the contents of bakpia were then replaced with green beans which had been chopped and given a sweet taste of sugar.
At present, bakpia has experienced many developments. Various flavors began to be created to attract the attention of buyers. You can buy bakpia with durian flavor, chocolate, cheese, black spices and various other flavors.
Bakpia can be easily found in Malioboro Street, Beringharjo Market and various souvenir centers in Yogyakarta.
Here he is a Yogyakarta specialty cake. Yangko is very similar to the cake moci, a snack made from glutinous rice flour has a chewy texture, contains chopped peanuts and the sweet taste is just the right kind of moci cake. Yangko has a very attractive appearance, with bright box and colorful shapes and sprinkles of flour. One yangko box generally contains 30 pieces with varying flavors.
One producer of yangko that is popular in the city is Yangko Pak Prapto. Yangko Pak Prapto is also referred to as the first generation yangko because it has been around since 1921. You can find Yangko Pak Prapto on Pramuka Street. Besides here, you can also find yangko easily in all corners of the city.
Yogyakarta is famous for its sweet-tasting culinary, including for snacks. One that you should try and be able to use as a souvenir is geplak.
Geplak is made from thinly sliced coconut meat and cooked with sugar. At present, geplak has been modified so that it is available in various flirting flavors and bright colors. Geplak is identical to its very sweet taste, even if you drink sweet tea after eating geplak, the tea you drink will taste tasteless. Top 5 Best Yogyakarta Food to Eat and Gift
Love the warm-hearted but worried about being stale when I want to bring this food home? Quiet. You can bring dry gudeg as a gift for your family at home.
Gudeg actually there are two types, wet and warm dry. To be taken home to the city of origin, of course dry wine is more suitable. Dry rice is not much different from wet rice, it’s just that the cooking process takes longer and the taste tends to be sweeter than wet. Dry Gudeg can last up to 3 days, for storage it is better to put it in the refrigerator.
Taste: Savory Sweet
5. Salak Sleman
The existence of Mount Merapi seems to give its own blessings to the people of Yogyakarta and its surroundings. Land in several areas such as Magelang, Muntilan and Sleman is very fertile and suitable for the cultivation of pondoh salak fruit. Salak Fruit has the characteristic white dry meat and fresh sweet taste. Once tasted, there would not be enough Salak Fruit.
Turi and Tempel sub-districts, Sleman have a large area for Salak Fruit.