Filed Under: Music & Film, World | Posted: 03/08/2009 at 9:13PM
Comments | Region: Indonesia
Wingko or often also called Wingko Babat is typical of traditional Indonesian food. Wingko is a kind of cake made from coconut and other materials. Wingko is very popular in the north coast of Java island. This cake is often sold at the railway station, bus station or on the cake shops. On the island of Java, Wingko also often a gift for the family, which made the cake is famous.
Wingko usually round-shaped and quite hard and usually presented in warm, and cut small. Wingko can be sold in the form of a large round or also form a small cake, which wrapped paper. The combination of sugar and coconut cake made this favor. Price of this cake can vary depending on the place and sell this brand wingko.
Wingko the most famous created in Semarang. This caused a lot of people think that wingko also comes from this city. Nevertheless, wingko babat actually comes from Babat. This is a small area in Lamongan, East Java. Babat is located near Bojonegoro, East Java, which will be known as wood and newly discovered oil resources in this area.
In Babat, a small city compared with Semarang, Wingko have an important role for economic growth in this region.Coconut used to wingko material is taken from areas around this place.
Currently wingko is famous food in Babat and Semarang with different brands and the big sale.