food festivals

Food festivals and events in South Korea

In South Korea the second half of 2014 will be full of interesting festivals and events related to food and hospitality and there will be plenty of options to choose from. Today we give you some suggestion,...
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My first Kimjang

Probably one of the most interesting experiences you could do in Korea, is to join a Kimjang. The Kimjang consists of the preparation of big quantities of Kimchi, one of the  representative dishes of Korea....
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First full moon day of lunar new year

Today, 14th of February it was the first full moon's day of lunar calendar (Jeongwol Daeboreum) and in Korea many people eat nuts like walnuts and peanuts. In the morning of the full moon the people...
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Home style food in Seoul

Life in Seoul can be quite hectic and many people during  weekdays work a lot and don't have the time or the will to cook a healthy and nutritious meal everyday when they come back home. I think this also...
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A day in the Seoul National Library

For my research on Korean food I was looking for a specific book (Korean food:The originality) that could not be easily found. I wandered through several book stores (including Kyobo book store) and I...
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A day trip to Suwon

  It was a sunny Sunday and I needed to get out of the hectic Seoul so I decided to do a day  trip to a place I haven't visited yet. The city of Suwon is located around 30 km south of Seoul and...
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Marcheat Market

  Organic and sustainable food has becoming popular in South Korea during the last few years. Awareness about the importance of a healthy diet has grown and so the number of people interested in these...
Bossam

Boiled pork with cabbage – Bossam (보쌈)

  A couple of weeks ago we were invited by KOCIS  (Korean culture and information center) to attend a cooking workshop at the Korea House (http://www.kangkoku.or.kr/eng/index.html). This has been...