Crafts and Traditional Foods

Kampung batik FOTO: MEGA FATIMAH ROSANA

Kampung batik FOTO: MEGA FATIMAH ROSANA

Handicraft products of Ciletuh communities are in the form of woven bamboo, such as fans, baskets, trays; wooden puppets; pottery; flutes made of bamboo; and batik. Craft of batik was introduced and taught to the public as a new culture in the geoarea Ciletuh. Community craftsmen in the Batik village of Purwasedar making batik motifs was inspired from geological site and the beauty of nature in the geoarea Ciletuh. Technology uses to dyes batik is environmentally friendly materials that come from plants developed with nano technology developed by Biofarma. This batik became known as “Batik Pakidulan”.

Kampung batik FOTO: MEGA FATIMAH ROSANA
Kampung batik FOTO: MEGA FATIMAH ROSANA
Batik Pakidulan FOTO: MEGA FATIMAH ROSANA
Batik Pakidulan FOTO: MEGA FATIMAH ROSANA

The traditional food in the geopark, area is generally in the form of snacks with a basis of glutinous rice, cassava, coconut, brown sugar, hanjeli, fish, terubuk plants, as well as fruits such as bananas, papaya and mango. Such foods include: ranginang, peuyeum ketan, peuyeum hanyeli, opak kemung, lelontong, kue ali, kiripik pisang, pindang cue, abon ikan, ikan asin, nasi liwet, garehcol and other.