Indonesian extreme food

Indonesian extreme food, much stronger than Jengkol | Kabau (Archidendron bubalinum)

Indonesian food is sometime weird for some peoples.  Peoples doesn’t like durian because the smell is to strong.  Indonesian people say the best time to eat durian is at the ripe stage. It different compare to Thailand peoples.  They eat earlier.  But Indonesian extreme food is not only Durian.  You can find many of them.  Jengkol is the most popular.  But, the strongest stinky food is Kabau.  Let say, the stinky level is 3 times than Jengkol.

Backyards Utilization

Backyard utilization in the Landbouw-kolonisatie area in Metro-Lampung

Backyards is an important element in the Javanese settlement. Not only as an open space between homes or neighbors, but also as a means to support the fulfilment of daily needs.  Backyard utilization of Javanese people, is the topic to remind the local wisdom of Javanese people in the Landbouw-kolonisatie area in Metro, Lampung. I was born in Metro and spent my first 20 years there.

the value of BBC plants for Javanese

The value of BBC plants for Javanese peoples in the “Landbouw-kolonisatie” in Metro, Lampung Province

The value of BBC plants for Javanese peoples will discuss about Landbouw-Kolonisatie program and the correlation with the cultivation tradition of the BBC plants. The BBC plants are excluding rice as the most important crop in Indonesia.  These 3 plants are banana, bamboo, and coconut.  Why these 3 plants are essential for Javanese peoples?, because it related with the benefits of these 3 plants.  In fact, these 3 plants are almost exist in daily activities of Javanese peoples in Lampung province.

Indonesian underutilized vegetable

Indonesian underutilized vegetable | Tetragonia tetragonioides

There are many Indonesian underutilized vegetable plants.  Mostly they are native species, but some of them are introduced from some regions.  Indonesia is a rich country with natural resources. And became a meeting point for trade routes from east to west and vice versa long ago. The interaction far before and during the Dutch colonial era was one of the reasons for the process of species introduction.  The process is still continuing till today.