Snacks, coffee, and book

And the smell of rain

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What’s more do you need to keep you company?

Trying to read this classic “Catcher in the Rye” and so far it’s depressing me. You guys could try if you would, but it will depress you.

Getuk Lindri

Ingredients : cassava, coconut meat, sugar
Price : around $0.05/piece (Rp 5.000/potion)
Taste : sweet

Getuk, or the full name Getuk Lindri, is my most favorite traditional snack. It’s tasty, filling, healthy, not overly-sweet, and cheap. Very cheap for all we could get from it.

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Getuk Lindri, wrapped in used paper

I get hooked when one day when my father bring me a very moist one. It taste so soft, but chewy and filling. The shredded coconut give a salty taste, complimenting the subtle sweetness  of the Getuk itself. And the shape is unique too! It’s like layers of tiny cylinders. My favorite method of eating it is separating the cylinders one by one or a bunch by a bunch.

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Cakwe

Name : Cakwe
Type : Fried food, salty cake
Ingedrients : flour, rising agent, salt, sauce is chilly,water and sugar
Price : I usually bought it $1 for 7 pieces, but could be more (Rp 1.500-Rp3000)

Cakwe, one of my favorite street food from Medan, Indonesia. Actually, Medan host a lot of delicious snacks, but this one is my absolute favorite, I will be tempted to buy one every time I see them sold.

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