Market Scene

4 Jun

Day 2 in Jakarta, I went to the local food market near my aunt’s house. The sun is always up around 6 AM, and by 7:30 the market buzzes with people shopping for their household’s meal ingredients.

One of the many snack options available, sold by the grams.

I think these are marinated chicken that you'd then fry at home.


2 Responses to “Market Scene”

  1. Dean Sparks June 4, 2010 at 12:19 am #

    SO jealous! Tell us what ingredients you are picking up and what you are cooking…they all look so good and fresh!

    • SizzleMel June 5, 2010 at 9:40 pm #

      sorry, i didn’t reply as quickly… internet connection had been elusive for a couple of day.

      my aunt usually bought some tempeh, tofu, vegetables (bok choy or its cousins) — nothing too exotic. but my dad requested enoki mushrooms and some white floppy mushrooms (don’t know the name), and she also bought more of ready-made food for me to try.

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