What you need to know about seaweed in Korea

Do you love the smell of the sea? 🌊 Or do you dislike that "fishy" smell? 🐟 Any thoughts on seaweed? 🌿 Nori seaweed (gim 김) and other marine organisms on a rock exposed during low tide. Bogil Island (보길도), 2018. Seaweed.... 🤔 Funny name to begin with, right?! Another name for it is algae,... Continue Reading →

Snack all over the place: Kimbap / Gimbap 김밥

Kimbap with vegetarian filling: omelette, cream cheese, candied nuts, cucumber, carrot, burdock root, pickled radish. Everyone knows Japanese sushi, right? 🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🍣🇯🇵 (寿司 / すし) But did you know about the Korean equivalent Kimbap (김밥, also spelled Gimbap)? 🇰🇷🍣🇰🇵 Basically, it is rice (bap 밥) rolled up in a sheet of seaweed (gim 김), quite similar to... Continue Reading →

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