Culture - Indonesian

WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 21768 [post_author] => 569 [post_date] => 2014-12-09 18:25:29 [post_date_gmt] => 2014-12-09 12:55:29 [post_content] => For hundreds of years, the people of Java have utilized herbs, roots, and leaves for wellness, prescription, and body treatment. These are painstakingly chosen and prepared, to produce natural mixtures and beverages, referred to in Indonesia as Jamu. During the 2014 Visit Central Java Year, the common legislature of Central Java displayed the Jamu and Culinary Festival which was held in the locality of Banyumas.

Jamu and Culinary FestivalImage: Alexandra Crosby used under the Creative Commons Licence

Exhibitions and carnivals are a popular part of Asian culture. This particular festival highlighted Jamu through workshops on the utilisation of Jamu. There was a traditional Jamu Carnival, which exhibited the most proficient methods to blend the diverse herbs, notwithstanding a Culinary Festival that uses Indonesia's huge assortment of herbs. Guests enjoyed the health benefits of diverse restorative beverages, revelled in a Spa treatment, received free reflexology rubs, and took part in joint activities. A social parade and music revved up the Festival. Until today, one can see young Javanese ladies handling Jamu drinks through the boulevards of Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Solo and other extensive urban communities, and carrying a basketful of distinctive home grown mixtures. These young ladies are known as "Jamu gendong" - Jamu bearers - and are famous in Indonesia. jamu gendong - Jamu and Culinary Festival

Image: Chandra Marsono used under the Creative Commons Licence

The region of Central Java is well known throughout Indonesia not just for its authentic recipes, but also for its natural medications which facilitate easy breathing, counteract infections, expand stamina, and prevent bad body odour. The archipelago also produces medicines (for women) which can be taken before conception, during childbirth, and even at the brink of menopause. Home grown add-ins include curcuma, turmeric, galingale, wild ginger, cloves, fennel, ginger, and cardamom. [post_title] => Jamu and Culinary Festival [post_excerpt] => The Jamu and Culinary Festival highlighted Jamu through workshops on the utilization of Jamu and customary drug. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => jamu-and-culinary-festival [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-11-06 11:20:54 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-11-06 00:20:54 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://asianinspirations.com.au/?post_type=asian-culture&p=21768 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => asian-culture [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Jamu and Culinary Festival

For hundreds of years, the people of Java have utilized herbs, roots, and leaves for wellness, prescription, and body treatment. These are painstakingly chosen and prepared, to produce natural mixtures and beverages, referred to in Indonesia as Jamu. During the 2014 Visit Central Java Year, the common legislature of Central Java displayed the Jamu and Culinary Festival which was held in the locality of Banyumas.

Jamu and Culinary FestivalImage: Alexandra Crosby used under the Creative Commons Licence

Exhibitions and carnivals are a popular part of Asian culture. This particular festival highlighted Jamu through workshops on the utilisation of Jamu. There was a traditional Jamu Carnival, which exhibited the most proficient methods to blend the diverse herbs, notwithstanding a Culinary Festival that uses Indonesia’s huge assortment of herbs. Guests enjoyed the health benefits of diverse restorative beverages, revelled in a Spa treatment, received free reflexology rubs, and took part in joint activities. A social parade and music revved up the Festival.

Until today, one can see young Javanese ladies handling Jamu drinks through the boulevards of Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Solo and other extensive urban communities, and carrying a basketful of distinctive home grown mixtures. These young ladies are known as “Jamu gendong” – Jamu bearers – and are famous in Indonesia.

jamu gendong - Jamu and Culinary Festival

Image: Chandra Marsono used under the Creative Commons Licence

The region of Central Java is well known throughout Indonesia not just for its authentic recipes, but also for its natural medications which facilitate easy breathing, counteract infections, expand stamina, and prevent bad body odour. The archipelago also produces medicines (for women) which can be taken before conception, during childbirth, and even at the brink of menopause. Home grown add-ins include curcuma, turmeric, galingale, wild ginger, cloves, fennel, ginger, and cardamom.

You May Also Like

Inspirational Stories

Inspirational Stories

Family Holidays

Family Holidays

CNY 2016 WINNERS

Kate Brodhurst

Rosalin Kristiani

Glenda Mc Donnell

Michael J Sabo

Melinda Savage

Lisa-Jane Fudge

Lillie Giang

Justine Withers

Julia Brodska

Josephine Chan

Sally-Ann Haw

Store Locator

Find your nearest Asian Store

Search


Our Newsletter

Sign up for an authentic Asian experience. From exotic cuisines to fascinating destinations to cooking competitions and monthly giveaways - Discover the Authentic