Flowers and Food in Korea

May - this month is filled with special events: Around the world, many countries have designated the second Sunday of May as Mother's Day to commemorate mothers (including grandmothers, godmothers, or parents in general!). [In 2020, Mother's Day was on May 10.] In addition to that, Christian holidays such as Ascension and Pentecost are often... Continue Reading →

List of veggie-friendly Korean foods

Sooooo... I've updated the layout a bit. And from now on, when you click on the menu button "Korean Veggie Dishes", you will find a page with links to the individual posts. I hope this makes navigating through the information on this homepage easier!👨‍💻 And what else? The page is actually a list of common... Continue Reading →

Taste of green: Nokcha 녹차 and Ssuk 쑥

Matcha icecream on matcha frappucino next to matcha cake. Photographed in Gyeongju 2018.                  🥦🥒🍏🥝🥗💚 Greeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeen! 💚 Isn't green food fascinating? Who does not know about green tea powder alias matcha* and its current use as an eye-catching addition to foods? It frequently appears in East Asian products... Continue Reading →

Alcohol and food

Vegetarian cheese pizza and black beer with cinnamon in a Western-style pub. Seoul 2018. In Korea, drinking plays an important social role.🍻 When meeting people in the evening, people often enjoy their food alongside alcoholic drinks. Koreans are respectful if you do not drink alcohol - but it will definitely influence the scope of your... Continue Reading →

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