The Story of Salted Fish

January 12, 2015

Salted fish is one of the famous foods in Indonesia. It is a favorite to most Indonesian from various societies. Salted fish is basically a preserved food made of fresh fish that is dried and marinated with salt through traditional process. With this preservation method, salted fish could survive in a room temperature for months. Did you know? Salted fish is not just known in Indonesia, it also popular among South East Asia and Europe.


Salted fish were firstly made in Canada, Ireland and Norway before it became popular across the world. This method has been going for over 500 years until now and created new invention in traditional culinary world in most of the Atlantic countries. Making salted fish is cheap and easy, the nutrients contained in fish are maintained very well although it has been kept for a very long time.


Sometimes when we are out of town for business, we miss a simple home-cooking like warm fluffy rice with salted fish and sambal. So, if you are on a business travel and are staying in Singgasana Hotel Surabaya, this month we have Sego Godhong Iwak Suwir with Jambrong salted fish as one of the menu’s complementation. Don’t wait any longer, order now!