Sunday, 22 January 2012

Bika Talago @ Koto Baru, West Sumatra

Not very far from the village of Pandai Sikek, in the town of Koto Baru, we stopped at one of the traditional cake shops called Bika Talago which is the local speciality here. 

At The Entrance To The Stall

Being Made The Traditional Way

Traditional Methods

Two Variations to the cakes

These were more like banana pan cakes but they were baked using traditional methods. They are baked in clay pots and taste extremely good. It cost USD 0.20 per piece and there are two versions. 

Man Manning The Traditional Ovens

Its a Long Que and Yes it Takes Time

Baking In Progress

The que for these cakes were extremely long and there is a continuous flow of customers coming in. I surely need to thank the driver for having stopped here and introducing us to this cake, it was simply delicious. 

Us Trying The Dishes

If you happen to pass by this area, please do stop and try this cake. You would not regret it.

Address: Jalan Raya Padang - Bukittinggi.
            Koto Baru, Sumatra Barat,

Opening Hours: 1500 - 1730

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