Top Must-Try Foods in South Korea (3)

Samgyeopsal Samgyeopsal is another staple Korean dish that requires little culinary skills, where chunky slices of pork belly are cooked on a grill at the diners’ table. It’s then wrapped in lettuce or sesame leaf with dipping sauces and accompaniments such as button mushrooms, green chili peppers, green onions, raw onions and garlic, as well as… Continue reading Top Must-Try Foods in South Korea (3)

Top Must-Try Foods in South Korea (2)

Bulgogi   Bulgogi consists of thin slices of marinated beef sirloin that are cooked alongside sliced onions, green peppers, and garlic using a charcoal burner, resulting in a distinctive smoky flavour. Prior to grilling, the meat is marinated between 2 and 4 hours in a mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil, black pepper, garlic, onions, ginger,… Continue reading Top Must-Try Foods in South Korea (2)

Top Must-Try Foods in South Korea (1)

Great Korean food can be found virtually everywhere in vibrant Seoul, from street vendors along narrow alleyways to classy restaurants within 5-star hotels. Many of these delicacies have existed for more 2,000 years, and were only consumed by royal families in Korea. Today, Korean food has become so popular that locals and tourists alike describe… Continue reading Top Must-Try Foods in South Korea (1)

The Top 14 South Korean Foods To Try (3)

Samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) A common dish particularly during the summer, samgyetang is a traditional soup made of chicken, garlic, rice, scallion, Korean jujube, Korean ginseng, and spices. It is known to have a high nutritional value. Not only is it known for its healthy contents but it also is popular simply for its creamy… Continue reading The Top 14 South Korean Foods To Try (3)

The Top 14 South Korean Foods To Try (2)

Kimchi (fermented vegetables) One of the oldest and probably the most essential dishes in Korean cuisine, kimchi is a spicy and sour dish made up of fermented vegetables. It is prepared with various kinds of ingredients, but the most common main ingredient is cabbage. Kimchi is popular among foreigners for its unique flavor, as well… Continue reading The Top 14 South Korean Foods To Try (2)

10 Traditional Korean Foods to Savour in South Korea (2)

6. SAMGYETANG Say what: sam-guy-tang   7. JAPCHAE Say what: chap-chae Japchae is another traditionnal Korean food that you can experience while on vacation. Japchae, also known as glass noodles are transparent noodles made from sweet potatoes. This dish can also be eaten as a banchan (side dish) and are stir-fried with a variety of vegetables and… Continue reading 10 Traditional Korean Foods to Savour in South Korea (2)

10 Traditional Korean Foods to Savour in South Korea (1)

Eating the local cuisine is one of the best ways to experience a country’s culture. Like most cuisines around the world, traditional Korean food has been influenced over the centuries by conquests and the conquerors. Traditional Korean foods include subtle elements from Japan, Mongolia and China that have enhanced the flavour of Korean cuisine. When… Continue reading 10 Traditional Korean Foods to Savour in South Korea (1)