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.

LIVE BY TEMPE

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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

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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 –