Food Service

Food Service

FSM 3603
FOOD SERVICE SYSTEMS AND ORGANIZATION
ASSIGNMENT 3
HISTORY OF JAVANESE FOODS

NAME OF MEMBERS : NURFARAH NAJIHAH BT AHMAD AZMI
                                            NOOR MADIHAH BT MD. NOOR (               )
NAME OF LECTURER : PROF. DR. MUHAMMAD SHAHRIM B. KARIM

INTRODUCTION
The Javanese people migrated from Central Java, Indonesia to Malaysia from 1880 to 1930. They migrated to seek a new life away from Dutch colonists who ruled Indonesia at that time. Today they moved along throughout Peninsular Malaysia in parts of Perak, Selangor, and Kedah. There are also isolated communities in coastal areas of Sabah. The Javanese peoples also have their own food that symbolizes them.
Javanese cuisine is the cuisine of Javanese people, a major ethnic group in Indonesia, more precisely the province of Central Java, Yogyakarta and East Java. However, Javanese cuisine is more native developed. Popular Indonesian perceived that Javanese cuisine tastes rather sweet compared to other Indonesian cuisines, because generous amount of  palm sugar or  sweet soy sauce favoured by Javanese. The Javanese food can be categorized into Central and East Javanese food which is both serve simple and less spicy food. However Central Javanese food is tends to be sweeter. We will elaborate more about their food.

TYPE OF FOODS
In Javanese culture, the foods are being divided into three major type of cuisine. The three cuisines known as Central Javanese cuisine, East Javanese cuisine and common Javanese cuisine. Those three groups have different type of dishes & flavour. For Central Javanese cuisine the food flavour is sweeter and less spicy compared to East Javanese cuisine which is use less sugar and more chilli. Meanwhile, for common Javanese cuisine just like others common flavours at which not much different in terms of its flavour.
The food in Central Javanese is influenced by the two ancient kingdom named Yogyakarta and Solo. Different cities have...

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