Korean congee and plant-based porridge 죽

What do you normally eat when you're sick? 🤒 Is it soup? 🥣 Or is it something like pizza and cake? 🍕🍰 My guess is that it is something soft, easy to swallow and with a lot of liquid!Maybe soup? 🥣 Maybe gruel? 🥣 Maybe porridge? 🥣 The Korean version of "food that you eat... 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 →

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 →

Nourish body and soul: Bindae-tteok 빈대떡

The weather is rainy. 🌧It is simply cold outside.🍃Or maybe you have a hangover from drinking too much...💥 Whatever be the case - if you have a craving for something warm, greasy, nourishing and hearty, then how about bindae-tteok (빈대떡)? 😉 Stacks of Bindae-tteok at Gwangjang Market (광장시장) This traditional Korean food is a pancake... Continue Reading →

Bread is not bread

🥖Bread is the staple food of the Western world. It is the most simple meal. Available anywhere and everywhere. Versatile and diverse. Bread can be sweet, savory, whole, sliced, toasted, sandwiched, baked into puddings, mushed into dumplings (German "Semmelknödel"), the crispy shell of fried chicken or cutlets, the crumbs of Hansel and Gretel's trail before... Continue Reading →

Alcohol and food

Vegetarian cheese pizza and black beer with cinnamon in a Western-style pub. Seoul 2018. In Korea, drinking alcohol 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... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian option no. 1: Bibimbap 비빔밥

The dish that is perhaps the most easily found option for vegans, vegetarians or people following a halal or kosher diet is.... 🍚🍄🥕🍳🥒🍆 Bibimbap 비빔밥 - literally "mixed rice" Hot Stone Bowl Bibimbap (Dolsot Bibimbap 돌솥비빔밥) with mushrooms, rice on the side, soy sauce and side dishes. "Bap" 밥 meaning rice is one of the... 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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