Korea’s Vegan Instant Noodles 라면

What comes to your mind when you hear "instant noodles"? Junk food. Quick. Convenient. Addictive. Flavor enhancers. Palm oil. Emergency food. Vegan options??? 🤔 Instant noodles have been a part of Korea's food culture for decades! 🇰🇷🍜 But particularly over the past few years, they have diversified enormously: The "classic" ramen, or ramyeon (라면) as... Continue Reading →

Jelly in secret: Hidden gelatin

Fact #1:Gelatin is a gelling agent. 🍮 Fact #2:Gelatin is made from pig. 🐖 Or some other animals' remains, such as bone marrow, skins or hides. While fish gelatin and bovine gelatin are usually specifically labeled (e.g. as halal or kosher), gelatin from pigs is so common that its source is often not stated. While... 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. Modest selection of side dishes served during a simple meal at a Korean restaurant: Two kinds of kimchi, pickled garlic and seasoned vegetables. But did... Continue Reading →

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