So you want to learn Korean? But you don't know where to start? How about starting with the basics: Learn the Korean alphabet, which is called hangeul (한글). Over the past few weeks, there was a daily online class about the Korean alphabet on Instagram (part 1, part 2 and part 3). Since it was... Continue Reading →
It can't be stressed often enough how important language is. In general and in particular. If you are concerned about food, for instance, knowing at least how to read Korean makes you more independent from electronic, internet-based devices (e.g. unreliable translation apps, asking friends or random people on Facebook for help). At the same time,... Continue Reading →
By now, we have touched upon the vast diversity of plant-based foods like vegetables, fruit, grains and nuts. 🗒🌱 You may have learned enough Korean to identify the most common animal-based ingredients as well. 🗒🐮 So what's left? Well, a LOT! 😉 For example, there are hundreds of fungi and many kinds of seaweed, which... Continue Reading →
Did you ever wonder why the name of this website is ♣️Sesame Sprinkles♣️? There are many reasons! In short, sesame seeds are essential in Korean cuisine - for flavor and nutrients. Sesame, as well as other seeds and nuts, are a source of diverse proteins, fatty oils, minerals and vitamins. They are generally components of... Continue Reading →
Did you learn how to say the names of common vegetables in Korean, yet? Or are you more fond of fruit? A fruitarian, perhaps? 🍓😋❤️ Then knowing the names of fruits is essential for survival. [Additionally, you might want to learn Korean names of seeds, e.g. cereals and beans or nuts. Or if you don't... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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