Pink and Green: Korean Tomatoes

🍅 "I like tomato, you like tomahto... 🎶 🥔 I like potato, you like potahto." 🎵 Or was it the other way around? 🍅🤔🥔 Who decides what's correct and what is not when it comes to tomatoes and potatoes, anyways. Despite pronunciation,* there are also disputes regarding the classification of these two food items. Is... Continue Reading →

Triple P: Gamja-jeon 감자전

Korean potato pancakes served with dipping sauce. Three syllables: gam 감.ja 자.jeon 전. Three ingredients: - potatoes- salt- vegetable oil. What does this result in? Three words: Pure Potato Pancakes. In other words, gamja-jeon is a type of Korean pancake, which mainly consists of potatoes. The pancake batter does not contain eggs 🚫🥚 nor cereals... 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 →

Dessert of the rich and noble: Yakgwa 약과

Once upon a time, there was yakgwa, a noble and beloved treat, which consisted of the following main ingredients: white wheat flouroilhoney Believe it or not, all of these ingredients used to be precious and expensive.💲 So for centuries, yakgwa was enjoyed primarily by members of the upper class and cherished at holidays and other... Continue Reading →

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