A year after his accident and the loss of his leg, Army Spc. Ezra Maes is still amazed at the circumstances that led to his survival. If you ask, he'll credit his survival to a uniform belt, smart phone and "shockingly good" cell service.
When you are in a rush, Bulgogi Chicken is a great way to put your stored bulgogi sauce to good use. It takes about 5 minutes to prepare and about 40 minutes in the oven. A great advantage with this dish is you can put the chicken legs on a barbecue and create a really unique and delicious barbecue fl avour that will impress!
When you walk around Korea, you will quickly see the passion for food spilling over from stalls lining the street and small restaurants full of people noisily slurping noodles or preening away at a dish with chopsticks.
Soju is the most popular type of alcohol in South Korea. It is around 19% alcohol – very strong – and is a grain or potato-based vodka. It’s traditionally consumed straight with food, but also mixes into cocktails.
Japchae is usually treated as a side dish in Korean cuisine. But serve it over rice, and this savory and slightly sweet dish of stir-fried glass noodles and veggies becomes the showstopper it deserves to be.
Gochujang, or red pepper paste, is a staple in the kitchen of Koreans. It is not an exaggeration to say that it's hard to find a Korean dish without gochujang, from tteokbokki to dakbokkeumtang (raised spicy chicken).