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 →

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. 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 →

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