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.
Tongbok Traditional Market is one of the biggest in southern Gyonggi-do and is the place to go for cheap eats and local culture. Fortunately, this grand market in South Korea is only a short 10-minute-walk from Pyeongtaek Station.
Korean dishes are notoriously tricky to pair up with wines. Due to aggressive scents and a medley of intense flavors present in typical Korean meal, pairing them with wine is not as straightforward as it does with Western dishes.
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 flavor that will impress!
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.