tahu tek is one of the typical food city Surabaya. tahu tek is composed of tahu fried rice cake that is half-baked and cut into small, fried potatoes, a little slice of cucumber is so yummy and the cut is small (like pickles) and watered it with herbs and sown krupuk shrimp.
Pieces tahu and then doused with lontong last condiment made from petis, a condiment that consists of water, cooked to a paste, peanuts, chilli and garlic, seasoning it crushed using cowek (its like a large plate made of stone) and condiments these should be very condensed, usually used petis of sidoarjo, which has its own distinctive flavor.
tahu tek named because of the way offering wares by banging pans and scissors are used to cut the cooking ingredients tahu, lontong and is emitted continuously as if cut potato, although food has run out, so that it reads like a cut tek...tek...tek...!.
the seller tahu tek only at the time of the evening and most of these vendors using carts or rombong around the village, until recently sellers tahu tek specialize in restaurants and cross- legged no if anything (like in jakarta) the characteristic tastes different from those existing in surabaya.