Pempek Unyil: The “Cuko” is Perfectly Fit to Me

Pempek or Fish Cake is one of my favorite foods. I can buy it from peddler or at the special Palembang food restaurant. But for me, in Jakarta, it is hard to find the taste that match to the original Pempek that sold in Palembang. The key in the cuko or vinegar sauce, that feels…

Pempek Eirin 10 Ulu: A Delicious Fish Cake before the Asemka Market

Pempek is a special food from Palembang, South Sumatra. The food is made ​​from fish and sago. When serving Pempek Palembang, it is always accompanied with a bowl of spicy dark brown sauce which is called cuko or vinegar. According to the local history, Pempek has been served since the influx of Chinese nomads to…