Things You Probably Didn’t Know or Misunderstood about the Korean War: Part 2

In a January 2020 post called Things You Probably Didn’t Know or Misunderstood about the Korean War, Christopher Burton wrote about the less known aspects of the Korean War. At the time, he had yet to complete the second article in the series. During summer of 2020, Burton wrote the final article. In September of […]

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Cooking Traditional Korean Food with Seyoung Park: Dish #3
Kimchi Jeon or Kimchi Pancakes

On a rainy day, Koreans traditionally have jeon, a type of pancake, and makgeoli, a rice wine. If you have nicely fermented kimchi and some flour, you can make this popular snack in no time. The flavor-packed sour kimchi does wonders when it’s fried in a simple batter. This article is part of a series

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Cooking Traditional Korean Food with Seyoung Park: Dish #2
How to Make Kimchi Jjigae or Kimchi Stew

Kimchi stew is a staple of modern day Korean cuisine, and likely dates back to the same time that red peppers were introduced to the Korean peninsula. Stews are defined as combinations of meat, vegetables, herbs, and liquids that are cooked at a low temperature in a covered pot. Kimchi stew or kimchi jjigae as

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Suggestions for Vegan Living on the Korean Peninsula
Vegan Shares Tips on Survival

In 2014, a Huffpost article included South Korea amongst twelve other countries that are the most difficult in the world for vegans. The author wrote how Korea was famous for its barbecue and seafood.¹ “Korea is a difficult place for vegans and gluten-free eaters,” says Lucy Santiago, a vegan who lived in Seoul for most

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Vegan Shares Tips on Survival
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Living in A Shoe-Box One Room
Tips For the Transition into Korean Housing

Living in a shoe-box Korean one room can be a challenge, especially for expats who hail from countries that have bigger homes. Most foreigners who move to South Korea to teach English or to study rarely consider that normal parts of accommodations like baths or ovens are relatively rare in most single-person housing. Seven tips

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Tips For the Transition into Korean Housing
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