This traditional herb has a bitter taste and you can find it in many food products around the peninsula. When I was little, my mother used to make me tea with honey-soaked ginseng to help keep me healthy.
Sometimes slaving over the stove for hours just doesn’t sound like much fun. Bust out the crockpot and have dinner ready to go when the family comes bursting through the door with cries of “I’m hungry!” Check out these recipes to get started.
What's your favorite pizza? Though I've been up to my neck in Neapolitan pizza for a few years, I've been looking for something different that I could add to my food wish list. And one pizza place was on my radar while I was food hunting in Seoul recently.
My bulgogi recipe is a very simple dish to make, it takes a small bit of preparation and then a quick fry. The best bit is you can keep the sauce for months, I tend to make it up in batches and then add a little to the meat I want to use.
A wide range of noodle dishes are available in Korea, including japchae glass noodles, jajang myeon black bean noodles and dangmun sweet potato noodles, but none have won the hearts of Koreans like ramyeon.
Haenyeo can be translated to ‘a woman diver’ in English and a Korean traditional Haenyeo traces back to Goryeo Dynasty. The typically elderly women go into the water off the local coasts and find marine products like seashells without a oxygen tank.
After my trip to Jeonju a few months ago, a historic Korean city known for its iconic bibimbap, the taste of Jeonju's specialty seemed to always be on my mind. To cure my bibimbap craving, I headed to Seopgil Boribap, a bibimbap establishment in Bijeon-dong, Pyeongtaek.
I’ve never made doughnuts before. This was my first time. I’m sure they will only get better the more I make them. So I started by doing a bit of research. Then I figured out what kind of doughnut I wanted and got to work.
When you live overseas, exploring the local food can be fun. But, for those times when you’re craving a taste of home, burgers might come to mind. Outside Camp Humphreys, a diner is serving up the American beef, bacon and breakfast classics you may be craving.
Kimchi, a fermented vegetable dish, is a traditional dish that accompanies every meal served in Korea. There are many variations in recipes and forms, using different vegetables such as cabbage, radish, and cucumber.