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Thinking Tofu: A Healthy Lifestyle Change

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Amazing Benefits of Tofu If you are on the road to slimming or deciding to change lifestyle for health issues, shifting to tofu can give you a world of benefits unbeknownst to you. Tofu can be considered a meat substitute. Inexpensive, abundant and rich in protein, the lowly tofu has long been considered ‘the poor […]

Amazing Benefits of the Non-Fried Squid

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Going Both Ways: Healthy or Unhealthy Squid The dilemma for many people who enjoy fried squid is the high cholesterol content of this dish. Squid is part of the same family as oysters, scallops, and octopus. Often served fried, as calamari, and the total fat content tends to be very high due to the oil […]

Busting The Myths About Korean Food

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Fact and Fiction About The Korean Diet Did you know that most Americans have some misconceptions about Korean food? It’s a good idea that these circulating ideas be put to rest by really digging into good research and understanding the Korean psyche about food. Here are some of those myths.

Korean Beverages: Diverse and Delicious Drinks

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The Best Korean Drinks Traditional Korean beverages roughly fall into two categories: alcoholic and nonalcoholic. The nonalcoholic drinks are a large group of 200 types of traditional teas, juices, and grain drinks. Let’s just narrow down the Korean drinks to a few of the most interesting and popular choices. Bokbunja is wine from blackberries native […]

Korean Rice: Types and Tastes and More

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Not Just Another Staple Food Rice in Korean cuisine means life and prosperity. For Koreans, one’s wealth is measured by how much rice is stored in possession. It is difficult to grow rice in Korea for much of its land is steep mountains and that their winters are punishing. So the people have learned to […]

What the Koreans Consider Their Essential Ingredients

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15 Essentials for Korean Cuisine There are ingredients in Korean cuisine that you find in many of its dishes. There are 15 of these spices, condiments and other ingredients that a true Korean pantry cannot do without. While there are many others, these 15 are essential ones to start with. Korean homes and restaurants make […]

The Westernization of the Korean Breakfast

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Korean Breakfast: Traditional or Western So what’s for breakfast? In the West, breakfast traditions revolve around pancakes, waffles, eggs, toast, sausage, and bacon, to name just a few popular dishes. A typical American breakfast would comprise mainly of hot fuel foods, which means they are foods high in carbohydrates, vitamin and mineral content. For the […]

Korean Herbs & Cooking Traditions: Way to a Balanced Life

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Herbs for Balance and Long Life Wellness is a passion in South Korea, we all know how this East Asian people are just as obsessed with skin care as they are with their diet. Healthcare is very progressive in South Korea. Koreans integrate western and eastern practices and adhere to natural ways to really heal […]

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The Legend of Bulgogi in America

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A Home Dish Goes International Bulgogi is that classic Korean dish of thinly sliced, marinated beef, a staple in every Korean home and cook repertoire. It’s a dish deeply ingrained in the country’s culture. It’s origins go way back for such a simple dish. It was in the Goguryeo era (37 B.C. to 668 A.D.) […]

Battle of The Beef: Korean Beef vs Other Premium Beef

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Discovering Hanwoo We all know about Korean beef dishes, some great examples are famous internationally. There’s bulgogi, thinly sliced or shredded beef marinated and grilled, and there’s beef galbi, also known as the popular Korean barbeque. Beef is the most prized of all meats, with the cattle holding an important cultural role in Korea. You […]