One could talk endlessly about Indonesian cuisine – each region has its own unique culinary appeal. This also applies to Aceh, which is known for its spicy food and dishes. For many centuries the seas skirting Aceh were international trade route. Thus, Aceh was an often frequented landing point for ships that wanted to continue from here to the Indonesian archipelago or to another region.
Typical Aceh cuisine is widely known and includes dishes such as mi Aceh, sate matang, kuah si itek, kuah beulangoeng, kuah pliek u, masam keu ung and many more.