Korean Food

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 …

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

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

Suggestions for Vegan Living on the Korean Peninsula
Vegan Shares Tips on Survival
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Cooking Traditional Korean Food with Seyoung Park: Dish #1
How to Make Vegan Kimchi

In this series, Home: Soil, Soul, Society’s Seyoung Park will share recipes and instructions for cooking traditional Korean dishes. The goal is to guide and educate blog readers, cooking enthusiasts, and anyone at home trying to make a particular Korean dish. Park is a longtime culinarian and the operator of the Mokpo restaurant Home: Soil, …

Cooking Traditional Korean Food with Seyoung Park: Dish #1
How to Make Vegan Kimchi
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An Interview with Seyoung Park
Culinarian Opens Community Restaurant in Seaside City

The Korean peninsula is littered with small, family owned restaurants. Many restaurants serve versions of popular Korean dishes like spicy chicken, fried octopus, or spicy chicken feet. Eating at small restaurants is one of the ways to experience Korean food culture. The restaurant as a phenomenon is an interesting but overlooked part of life on …

An Interview with Seyoung Park
Culinarian Opens Community Restaurant in Seaside City
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