Mar 31, 2010

Medan: Batak food

Odd enough that it was a Korean who ran this Batak restaurant. What’s he doing in Medan selling Batak food? I don’t know, didn’t ask and didn’t care.

I’m there for Saksang – a dish of stewed pig mixed with porcine blood and loads of chilli. It’s sweat-inducing burn-your-tongue-off brilliance. A tad salty but that’s what white rice is for.

Saksang 
Saksang…pig+blood+chilli+herbs (sweat glands not included)

Other dishes:


Bits of fried chicken?


Some fish head in curry? 

Where: ???



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