5 Facts Mbah Lindu, Legendary Gudeg Seller Jogja Died at the Age of 100 Years

Mbah Lindu died at the age of 100 on Sunday, July 12, 2020.

Gudeg Mbah Lindu is indeed no stranger to culinary connoisseurs of the city of Yogyakarta. The warm legend is known to have been selling food since colonial times. But now the people of Yogyakarta can no longer taste processed foods that are prepared by Mbah Lindu. It is known that Mbah LIndu last breathed last Sunday (12/07), in Klebengan, Sleman, Yogyakarta.

The woman whose real name is Biyem Setyo Utama died at the age of 100 years. Mbah Lindu’s death leaves deep sorrow for connoisseurs of warm homemade. To commemorate his legendary figure, following Dream has summarized 5 facts about Mbah Lindu, the legendary gudeg seller in Yogyakarta.

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Selling since the colonial era

Mbah Lindu is known to have been selling warm since the colonial era, about 13 years old at that time. At that time Mbah Lindu used to go around Jogja to peddle her own warm gudeg. “Grandma, when I was graduated. Sak Japan’s durunge teapot. (I know when I have forgotten, but before Japan came). Wong Japan came, I already have one child. I sell them, then carry them around, then walk around. there is a city bus, on January 19, 2016.

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Willingly Walking 5 Km

His love and dedication to the sweet-tasting culinary, Mbah Lindu is willing to walk as far as 5 kilometers to the place of sale in the area of ​​Jalan Sosrowijayan, not far from the bustle of Malioboro. Mbah Lindu began selling warm from 05.00 until 10:00 in the morning. With simple conditions, his warm warm always crowded with connoisseurs of cooking.

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5 Facts Mbah Lindu
5 Facts Mbah Lindu, Legendary Gudeg Seller Jogja Died at the Age of 100 Years

Pack Gudeg in the Old Way

If the customer chooses to wrap his order, Mbah Lindu has a traditional way to package the warm. He uses a banana leaf as a place and wraps it with sticks that are pierced. Since the husband passed away in 1970, Mbah Lindu has been selling business with her son, Ratiah. Not discouraged, Mbah Lindu remained strong as the backbone of the family. “It’s nice to sell it if you can make shopping, your children and grandchildren can be full, they are happy. Grandchildren don’t cry,” Mbah Lindu said in YouTube Maestro Indonesia RTV on April 5, 2019 ago.

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Cooking with Firewood

To maintain the taste of homemade warm, Mbah Lindu still uses the traditional way when cooking warm. Mbah Lindu was assisted by Ratiah cooking using a wood-burning stove. Because they want to maintain the same taste, they even have to cook from day to night. “The grandmother cooked it herself. The recipe is still the same from the beginning like this, “said Mbah Lindu.

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Had fallen before dying

Before he died, Mbah Lintu had fallen in the kitchen on Saturday, July 6 last. He underwent treatment at Panti Rapih Hospital for two days and was then allowed to go home. “The doctor said there was no illness. Indeed, because it was old. Then told to go home. At home yes still had time to help cook and peel eggs,” said Ratiyah. Ratiyah said that Mbah Lindu died because of an old disease. The warm legend is buried on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 11:00 WIB at the public cemetery Klebengan, Sleman, Yogyakarta. Goodbye Mbah Lindu, thank you for preserving the delicious traditional warm.