Times have modern, all household appliances also have switched all using the electronic system and automatically. Not immune to Cookware, plenty of cookware used now using sophisticated electronic and automated. The use of modern cook which has caused many people to leave their traditional cookware.
Perhaps now is not many people are familiar with Traditional Cooking Equipment. Yes, with the more modern and easy use of the cooking utensil cooking utensils erode traditional notabennya more difficult and cumbersome to use.
Here are some types of traditional cooking utensils in Indonesia are likely to remind us of their existence in the past.
Furnace or in the Sunda better known by the name “Hawu” This is a tool for cooking (stove) made of clay or bricks. Cooking fuel used is firewood. Furnaces are still many uses, especially for remote areas where the population is classified as poor.
Similar to the furnace that has a function for cooking appliances. Anglo is made of fired clay with the main charcoal or firewood. Anglo can still be found in traditional food traders.
Cormorant is a traditional cooking utensil for cooking rice. Cormorant usually made of copper, golden yellow and has a shape like an inverted top hat. The use of a steamer to cook / cook rice with mengukusnya way.
Bamboo steamers or in Sundanese language “Aseupan” is a cooking utensil which complements cormorant in cooking rice. Aseupan is made of bamboo and shaped like a cone.
Winnowing is round and wide cross-section made of bamboo. Its function is to menampah rice to separate the rice husk and other impurities in rice.
Crock is a large barrel made of clay. Crock has a function for storing the water supply in the kitchen. Smaller jars are usually used also as a storage area of rice. But now the jars are widely used for decoration in the garden or pond.
There are still many other traditional cooking equipment that we might have forgotten or do not even know it. Bannyak benefits gained from the use of traditional tools, including the cuisine to be safer and healthier because it is made from natural ingredients. Besides cooking with traditional tools provide enhanced flavors and tasty