This is the most satisfying and delicious of all meals for the Yogyanese, but too sweet (as a savoury dish) for everyone else. Most tourists regard it as an acquired taste, and one that they are not staying long enough to acquire. But once you have tried gudeg at the right place, you will realize how good it can be.
Here, then, is my version, which I have developed specially for cooking at home. Gudeg Yogya asli, real Yogya gudeg, is a collection of several dishes served on one plat