Cooked Mixed Vegetables with Peanut Sauce


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By Sri Owen

Published 1994

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The best gado-gado, and I still remember it well, used to be sold at a warung in Yogyakarta, in a small alley not far from the main street, Malioboro. This was in 1960. For my fellow-students and me, it was the main meal of the day. At 2 or 3 o’clock in the afternoon, after attending lectures in the decayed nobleman’s house that in those days was the Faculty of Arts and Letters, we would set off on our bicycles to return to our lodgings on the other side of town. The late lunch break at the