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 →

Ambassador of K-food: Kimchi 김치

Kimchi is perhaps the best known Korean dish, and it is rapidly gaining popularity in the Western world, while surfing the waves of health food enthusiasm as well as Hallyu. Various types of kimchi sold in a grocery store. But did you know that in Korea, kimchi is most of the times not vegan or... Continue Reading →

Alcohol and food

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