As sweet as honey, Korean honey and fake honey. 꿀

Honey or no honey? This question does not only concern vegans in Korea. But for vegans, this subject is particularly confusing. The question of what is honey and what is not, is material for a multi-layered discourse. To begin with, the Korean term kkul 꿀 basically means honey. 🍯 But not everything that is called... 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 →

Jelly in secret: Hidden gelatin

Fact #1:Gelatin is a gelling agent. Fact #2:Gelatin is made from 🐖pork. Or some other kind of animal remains. Vegans, vegetarians, pescetarians, Muslims, Jews and many more know about fact #2. But how come many still do not know where gelatin is from? And how is it that the use of gelatin is so widespread... Continue Reading →

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