Pempek Candy, A Nice Treat in a Lousy Day

TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Pempek is a savoury Indonesian fishcake delicacy, made of fish and tapioca. Its originally came from Palembang, South Sumatera, Indonesia. Lots of hawker in Palembang served this delicious fish cake including Pempek Candy.

Pempek is Indonesian Fish Cake served with its signature dark fiery sauce. The range of fish cakes varies from the plain round balls to big triangular ones stuffed with hard boiled eggs.

It could be served directly after being boiled or fried before it served. The local community has this fish cake for their daily breakfast. And for this reason Pempek Candy opens their shop on 07. 30 nin the morning to 21. oo local western time.

Located at Berkepanjangan Kapten A Rifai, Palembang, South Sumatra lots of people will have some of the pempek for their breakfast from this hawker. The high quality ingredients they used have attracted the customers to always coming back for more.

Up until now, the owner has made it conventionally without the help of modern devices. “We started the business at 1994. It was taken a place right in front of our house but then we move to a place closer to the high way, ” Ce Ahwa the owner of Pempek Candy said.

In a day, Pempek Candy of Palembang could spend around 500 kg of pempek dough. Long story short they now have had a chain shop at Prabumulih, South Sumatra. And, they have had hundreds of workers helping them in the business. (*)