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A Short Beginner’s Guide to Enjoying Korean BBQ

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The Korean BBQ Experience Made Easy As far as Korean BBQ is concerned, here’s a newbie should navigate himself/ herself through the experience of ordering, eating, and enjoying like a real pro. Don’t be intimidated, expect bright and bold flavors, and expect to eat a lot. Firstly, know your Korean meats. Which cut of the […]

Celebrating The Korean New Year: What Do They Eat?

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What Do Koreans Eat for New Year Did you know that Koreans celebrate the New Year twice? They celebrate January 1(solar calendar) as Westerners do and also the start of the year on the lunar calendar (called Solnal) which for 2020 falls on the 25th of January. However, people in Korea and abroad consider Solnal […]

Nutritionists Say: Kimchi Is Good For Your Health

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Health Benefits Galore from Kimchi This traditional Korean dish offers many health benefits not just for your gut, but your other body systems as well. So say and many nutritionists agree. Kimchi is good for your digestive tract. It is rich in beneficial probiotics, just like other fermented veggies and foods. These healthy bacteria have […]

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.

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 […]

The Answer To Overeating Meat: Korean Namul

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What is Korean Namul? Most South Koreans today, even with the influx of Western influence, are largely a plant-eating people for many centuries. With global warnings about climate change, plant-based eating is emerging as a healthier and more sustainable alternative. Experts call Koreans “namul people,” meaning those who eat edible wild plants and who know […]

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 […]

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 […]