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Not only most tourists, but also many Koreans love Bulgogi. It is sweet and juicy and takes just a short time to make this delicious food.That is why Bulgogi is ranked as number one among Korean food. When people eat Bulgogi, they often wrap it in lettuce, sesame leaves or other leaves. It brings about [...]
Samgyetang, a ginseng chicken soup, is the most common and famous health food eaten in the summer. The chicken, just enough for a single serving, is stuffed with ginseng, garlic, jujube, and sweet rice.
Kimchi is the most well-known Korean dish. There are different varieties, according to the ingredients. Baechu-kimchi is the most popular type of Kimchi. It is made by mixing brined cabbage with vegetables, salt-fermented sea foods, and various spices like ground red pepper and fermenting the mixed result.
Topokki is made by stir-frying rice cakes with vegetables and fish cakes in gochujang(red pepper paste) sauce. It is one of the most popular dishes in Korea. There are many fusion Topokkis, such as Ramen Topokki (Topokki + Ramen) and Cheese Topokki (Topokki with cheese topping).
What comes to your mind first when traveling in unfamiliar places overseas? A historic church? A mystic temple? Grandiose Mother Nature? New people? Relaxation? There is a Korean proverb that says, “Even Mount Geumgang can be appreciated only on a full stomach”, equivalent of the English proverb “A loaf of bread is better than the [...]
Bajirak-kalguksu(Hand-style Noodle) Soup with Little-neck Clams Kalguksu has various kinds of flavors according to its main ingredient, such as beef, chicken, seafood, or others. Seasoned with bajirak (little-neck clam), Bajirakkalguksu’s soup tastes good and refreshing. Seolleongtang(Ox Bone Soup) Seolleongtang is a soup made with ox bones, intestines and shank, simmered for a long time. It [...]
Dakgalbi Spicy Grilled Chicken Dakgalbi refers to stir-fry chicken and vegetables such cabbage, sweet potato, carrot, and sesame leaf together with spicy seasoning in a big pan. After eating Dakgalbi, the leftover seasoning is stir-fried with cooked rice, which makes an extraordinary taste. Hanu-gui(Grilled Korean Beef) Hanu refers to Korean local cattle, and especially those bred [...]
Gwamegi(Semi-dried Herring and Saury) Gwamegi refers to semi-dried herring and saury. Although people generally eat gwamegi with garlic and leeks wrapped in seaweed stem, people in Pohang, the area of gwamegi production, eat plain dried gwamegi to enjoy its unique taste. Jjimgalbi(Spicy Braised Beef Ribs) To make Jjimgalbi, first thoroughly steam galbi (beef rib) [...]
Chungmu- Gimbap (Dried Seaweed Rolls) To make Gimbap, spread cooked rice on a dried seaweed and roll it after putting on various ingredients. The food provides various nutrients at once. However, it easily goes bad. To solve this problem, Chungmu-gimbap, wrapped rice offered with radish Kimchi and seasoned squid as side dishes, was created. [...]
Samgyetang(Ginseng Chicken Soup) Samgyetang, a ginseng chicken soup, is the most common and famous health food eaten in the summer. A chicken, just enough for a single serving, is stuffed with ginseng, garlic, jujube, and sweet rice. Geumsan is a representative area for ginseng cultivation. Yeonipbap(Cooked Rice Wrapped with Lotus Leaf) In Buyeo, there [...]