Learn how to make Jamu: a traditional hereditary Javanese remedy
Activate your gustation sensory with various different flavors at once
Enjoy the real hospitality from the surround inhabitants during the making process
Feel the efficacy of the herbal and spicy mixture
Understand the history and cultural value of Jamu while getting your hands on
All ingredients and materials use
A tasting session of 5 different Jamu: Beras Kencur, Parem, Kunyit Asem, Temulawak, Brotowali
English speaking guide
A clean and hygienic production facility
Take home Jamu prepared by you
Step by step instruction on how to recreate the process at home + useful tips
Not Inclusive of:
Tasting other types of Jamu that's not part of the list
Hotel pickup and drop-off service
Other personal expenses during the market tour
$US 17.00per guest
1 - 6 guests
Cancellation Policy: Moderate
Full refund available for cancellations made up to 24 hours prior to booking start time.
More About This Experience
Jamu is a traditional Javanese remedy that is made from a mixture of local herbs and spices through a recipe which has been passed down from generations. It is what all circles of society will seek when they're not feeling well as a modern medicine was not yet established. Yogyakarta as the cultural center has a strong commitment to maintaining the making of Jamu not merely to continue existing but to popularise it to a global market. The existence of Jamu has a strong ties to the Royal Palace’s tradition as decades ago there were only a few individual producers who could only serve the royal family members.
This herbal drink is made manually through a tedious process to gain its authentic flavour and achieve maximum efficacy. During the making process, you will experience a step-by-step procedure from the weighing, washing, pulverization, rarefaction, dilution right until it is served.
Start your day in a traditional market by learning about assorted local herbs and spices used in making Jamu to understand their benefits for the human body. Freely choose your own ingredients for the type of Jamu you wish to make. The workshop will take place in a well-known local producer house where you will also get your palate accustomed to a new gustatory sensation before the start of the course. The Jamu you will try widely varies so be prepared!
Learn their names first; Beras Kencur, Kunyit Asam, Uyub-Uyub, Galian Singset, etc. The workshop participants will also enjoy traveling back in time from the building’s exterior design, still a remnant of the colonial times.
The SOP for hygiene and sanitation is ensured
The course will engage a little bit of physical exercise on the pulverization process, therefore, loose trousers and outfits are highly recommended
Please dress in outfits that you don't mind to get stained
It is highly suggested for you to have a light breakfast in advance as some of the Jamu tasting session will cause bellyful sometimes
A few of the products will use a local wine mixture (optional), make sure that your age meets the minimum requirements to consume an alcoholic beverage
Guests are expected to take their own notes during the workshop as a guide book will not be provided
The pick-up location address will be sent to your email immediately upon booking.
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