10 Magazine explores Korea's ' real ' Chinatown with an eye on authenticity, My Korean Kitchen shows us how to make a popular fish-shaped snack, the Korean Times puts Korean fine dining in the spotlight, and these three side dishes will take just 15 minutes or less.
"HOW TO NAVIGATE THE REAL CHINATOWN OF SEOUL IN DAERIM"
Looking for a great place to chow down on Chinese food in Seoul? Then be sure to check out the Chinese-Korean neighbourhood around Daerim! In this post on 10 Magazine, you'll find directions to Seoul's hidden Chinatown: "Given its wealth of restaurants and shops, one visit to Daerim will barely scratch the surface. With its visually and gastronomically hybrid character and friendly people, Daerim may soon become your go-to place for a Chinese food and culture fix".
...READ ON 10 MAGAZINE
"BUNGEOPPANG (KOREAN FISH SHAPED PASTRY)"
Sue makes use of her awesome fish-shaped pan to create one of her favourite childhood snacks: Bungeoppang (붕어빵). Back in the day, says Sue, the filling of this popular treat was largely limited to red bean paste, but nowadays folks are using chocolate, peanut butter... whatever you fancy really! Sue's posts are fantastic; not only will you learn how to make many delicious dishes like this one, but she makes the process a pleasure with beautiful photographs of her creations and the ready-to-print recipe cards are great if you want to add an entry to your personal collection. If you give these fish-shaped pastries a go, let up know how it went in the comment section below...
...READ ON MY KOREAN KITCHEN
"Fine Korean food will become global"
The Korea Times interviews Yun Kyoung-suk, chef and owner of a fine-dining restaurant in downtown Seoul, the Avenuel. Known as "Wonder Women" to her staff, Jun believes that Korea's forefather's provided Koreans with "a treasure trove of information about recipes for Korean food", and that, "most Korean food can have a global appeal". The rise in the popularity of Korean food over the past decade bears this out, but does this also apply to modern forms of Korean fine dining? Jun thinks so: ""I developed this as my bold, ambitious menu, so that more people can come and enjoy fine Korean food".
...READ ON THE KOREA TIMES
"3 Quick Korean Side Dishes in under 15 minutes!!"
In a rush but still interested in trying your hand at Korean food? Kimchimari has you covered with three popular Korean dishes that will take you no time at all: just 15 minutes (or less) in fact! Here you'll find three recipes for popular Korean side dishes complete with step-by-step instructions and images of the process so you don't miss a beat. Pan-fried egg batter tofu, for example, will take just 5 minutes and with just a few simple ingredients. Enjoy sooner rather than later...
...READ ON KIMCHIMARI
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