The most extensive list of vegetables in Korean

You may know already how to read and spell animal-based ingredients in Korean, so how about studying plant-based foods now? Here's essential Korean vocabulary regarding vegetables! 👇 [Don't like veggies?! 😱IMPOSSIBLE! But how about fruits? Or cereals, beans, mushrooms, seaweed, nuts or seasonings?] Btw, if you don't know how to read Korean yet, here's a... Continue Reading →

The most common animal-based ingredients in Korean

Below vocabulary list provides the names of common animal-based food ingredients in Korean language. 🗒🐮🇰🇷🇰🇵 Advertisement at a traditional Korean market in Seoul 2019. What's on sale? Hopefully it helps when checking the ingredient list on food labels 📝, while generally studying Korean 📚, with identifying unknown foods 🔍 or in communicating what you want... Continue Reading →

Names of common allergens in Korean

Here is a compilation of sources of food allergens, which provides their Korean names as well as their most common spelling on Korean food labels. It is sorted by type of allergen and its origin in food - rather than being in alphabetical order. In addition to that, it distinguishes between animal-based and 🌱plant-based foods,... Continue Reading →

Language of food

For learners of 🇰🇷Korean language🇰🇵, Korean foodies interested in improving their 🇬🇧English skills🇺🇸 or anyone fascinated by 🥢food culture🍴, I've decided to add another page to this website: Korean Language of Food. Language as well as food, both are expressions of a country's culture. Hence, by getting to know this aspect of Korean culture, it... Continue Reading →

Fast Food Fashion of South Korea

"Balli balli!" (빨리! 빨리!) Move fast, act immediately, there's no time! Anyone who visits Seoul will quickly notice how many people appear to be in a rush in whatever they do. Some may call this impatient and short-tempered, others may consider this behavior as targeted at optimization of processes. In the end it might be... Continue Reading →

Let’s start exploring…

Food painting #001. Material: Tofu, chili paste, brown rice, kimchi, Chinese yam, seaweed, sesame seeds. FOOD.Food is big in Korea.Food looks beautiful in Korea.Foodies will love eating in Korea. But it can be difficult to follow a vegan or vegetarian diet in Korea. After years of living in Korea, I've decided to share some of... Continue Reading →

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