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

Green tea frappuccino with ice cream and green tea cake. Gyeongju 2018. 💚 Greeeeeeeeeeeeeen! 💚 Isn't green food fascinating? 🥦🥒🍏🥝🥗 Do you know what ingredients can turn other foods green? You may remember that spinach is added to e.g. pasta and bread, and recently even chlorella and spirulina have found their way into our (smoothie)... 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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