Just saying the name evokes an image of an exotic place and Palembang certainly reflects all the exoticism of South-East Asia’s rich history. From the 7th Century A.D., Palembang, in South Sumatra, has been in existence as a major trade & cultural centre for the archipelago that we now know as Indonesia.Carving tagged Coconut, Indonesian carved spoons, Kalimantan, Palembang, Rice spoon, Wayang Puppets by desley
Do you take a spoon for granted? It’s shape, design and the materials it’s made from? Not here in Indonesia.
In the West, we eat using a knife and a fork; but, when you dine the Indonesian way, don’t be surprised to be presented with a fork and a spoon with which to eat your food. Since rice is the usual accompaniment to a meal here, it makes sense that you can scoop rather than cut.