Sweet or snack: Tteok 떡

They are nutritious and originally vegan:Korean rice cakes (tteok / ddeok 떡)Traditionally, they were consumed as sweet treats on holidays or special occasions. But nowadays, they are quite abundant in Korea - throughout the year and basically anywhere - in innumerable variations! Although the basic ingredient is normally rice, they come in all kinds of... Continue Reading →

Snack all over the place: Kimbap / Gimbap 김밥

Kimbap with vegetarian filling: omelette, cream cheese, candied nuts, cucumber, carrot, burdock root, pickled radish. Everyone knows Japanese sushi, right? 🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🇯🇵 (寿司 / すし) But did you know about the Korean equivalent Kimbap (김밥, also spelled Gimbap)? 🇰🇷🍣🇰🇵 Basically, it is rice (bap 밥) rolled up in a sheet of seaweed (gim 김), quite similar to... Continue Reading →

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