The Mie Lethek Factory

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Mie lethek gets its name from the noodle’s muddy color. Instead of the usual flour used in Chinese-style noodles, the basic ingredients for mie lethek comes from a mixture of tapioca flour and gaplek or the sliced dried cassava roots with no preservatives used.


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We stumbled upon two traditional food factories around Yogyakarta. Behind these marvelous pictures lie a thousand stories about the struggle of life and how their traditional production methods become the interesting, focal point of our Indonesian culture.

Oasis Restaurant


The long history of Oasis was written not only from the time when they first re-introduced again the mythical arrangement of rijsttafel or “rice table” in the menu, but also its historical values as an iconic building from Jakarta’s past –