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  • Kimchi

    Kimchi - 김치

    Ingredients: cabbage (or radish, cucumber, etc), julienne radish, minced garlic, diced green onion, salted fish, salt.

    Description : Cabbages and other vegetables are soaked in salt water, then seasoned with different spices before being fermented. There are many different types of kimchi, such as cabbage kimchi (the most common), cucumber kimchi, radish kimchi, cubed radish kimchi, green onion kimchi, and more. It is a health food filled with vitamins, minerals, and more.

  • bibimbap

    Rice mixed with vegetables and beef - 비빔밥

    Ingredients: rice, fernbrake, balloon flower root, bean sprout, beef, red pepper paste, sesame oil

    Description : A dish made by mixing rice with various other cooked vegetables. Great for experiencing different vegetables, pleasing to the eye, and full of nutrients. Jeonju's variation of bibimbap is most famous.

  • bulgogi

    Beef in a soy sauce marinade - 불고기

    Ingredients: beef (or pork), pear juice or sugar, soy sauce, minced garlic, diced green onion, sesame oil

    Description : Beef or pork is sliced thinly then marinated in seasoning before being grilled.

  • galbi

    Galbi-gui(Marinated grilled beef short ribs) - 갈비 구이

    Ingredients: beef rib (or pork rib), sugar, soy sauce, diced green onion, minced garlic, sesame oil

    Description : Beef or pork ribs are sliced into easy to eat portions, then marinated in seasonings before being grilled. Suwon galbi is very popular.

  • samgyetang

    Samgyetang (Ginseng Chicken soup) - 삼계탕

    Ingredients: young chicken, sweet rice, ginseng, garlic, chestnut, jujube

    Description : A young chicken is cleaned, then stuffed with various ingredients before being simmer to draw out the delicious broth.

  • naengmyeon

    Naengmyeon (Buckwheat noodles in a chilled broth) - 냉면

    Ingredients: noodles made of buckwheat or starch, beef broth, thin slices of beef, julienne cucumber, julienne pear, boiled egg

    Description : Noodles served in chilled beef broth - makes this soup refreshing. There is also bibim naengmyeon, which doesn't have a soup base but is mixed with red pepper paste instead.

  • haemultang

    Haemultang (Seafood stew) - 해물탕

    Ingredients: crab, clam, shrimp, fish, radish, red pepper paste, red pepper powder, green onion, garlic

    Description : Various seafoods are boiled before adding red pepper paste and red pepper powder. The broth is both refreshing and very spicy.

  • Kimchi jjigae

    Kimchi jjigae (Kimchi stew) - 김치찌개

    Ingredients: kimchi, pork, sesame oil, green onion, garlic

    Description : First, the pork is browned in the bottom of the pot before water and kimchi are added. Using sour kimchi makes a better-tasting stew.

  • dakgalbi

    Dakgalbi (Chicken ribs) - 닭갈비

    Ingredients: chicken, red pepper paste, pear juice, molasses, sugar, minced garlic, diced green onion

    Description : Chicken is seasoned with various spices, then grilled before eating. Chuncheon chicken ribs are famous.

  • seolleongtang

    Seolleongtang (Ox bone soup) - 설렁탕

    Ingredients: rice, beef, beef broth, diced green onion, minced garlic, red pepper power, pepper, salt

    Description : Beef is added to beef broth and long-simmered before being served with rice and various seasonings. The deep, rich taste of the broth, simmered for over 10 hours, is simply delicious.

  • galbitang

    Galbitang (Short rib soup) - 갈비탕

    Ingredients: beef rib (or pork rib), radish, diced green onion, minced garlic, pepper, sesame oil, sesame seed

    Description : Ribs are boiled with radishes to create a savory soup. Eaten with rice, the broth is a delight.

  • juk

    Juk (Porridge) - 죽

    Ingredients: various grains

    Description : Juk is a rice porridge, similar to Congee.  The rice develops a soft texture after being boiled for a long time with sesame oil. There are many variations of juk such as pine nut juk, sesame juk, jujube juk, red bean juk, beef juk, pumpkin juk, and abalone juk.

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