Food: Mie Aceh
Mie Aceh demonstrate the cultural history of Acehnese people and foreign influences that formed the Aceh region and its historic role as major port in the region. The curry-based soup obviously was the influence of neighboring Indian cuisine, while the noodle was Chineseinfluence. The preference to mutton, goat meat or beef demonstrate their Islamic value that requires halal food stuff. While the preference to seafood suggests Aceh geographic location surrounded by Malaca strait, Andaman Sea and Indian Ocean, also the way of life of majority of the Aceh population as traders, farmers and fishermen. Today, mie aceh eating establishments could be found in most of Indonesian major cities, and also neighboring countries such as Malaysia and Australia.